Architecture Downtown

Sky Lobby

by Michael R. Allen

From a press release on the hotel at Lumiere Place (via

The Hotel features a “sky lobby” on the eighth floor that overlooks a lushly landscaped rooftop pool area with the city’s best view of the Arch and skyline.

This isn’t the first time I’ve encountered the phrase “sky lobby.” “Sky lobby” seems to be marketing-speak for “the first seven levels of this hotel comprise a parking garage.”