Monarch Rooftop Lounge is heading back to the ‘80s and ‘90s with a new selection of cocktails and bar bites. We admire the lounge’s fabulous mixologist, Genese DeBeaux, and her Phil Collins (Tom Collins)
Richard Addison, also known as Ric Addison, company first gained distinction & recognition with the opening of his Ava Lounge atop the Dream Hotel in 2002, starting the New York City “Rooftop Lounge” trend and which remains one of New York City’s hottest Hotel Nightlife destinations to-date.
This retro rooftop resto is the ultimate spot to take in sky-high views of its Midtown surrounds all 365 days a year. Indulge in a few post-work cocktails on the swanky terrace, which becomes heated and enclosed come fall.
Monarch Rooftop Lounge is arguably the rooftop with the up-close-and-personal feel to the Empire State Building. When we arrived there by sunset and see the light transitions from golden hour to the silver-white moonlight, we see the lovely details that makes the Empire State Building one of the most beloved landmarks in New York City.