Rainbow Room, NEW YORK, NY
When the most prestigious landmark restaurant in NYC required upgrading, Forest Electric answered the call. Forest’s field team along with its Project Management and Engineering services provided a world class installation involving custom lighting, state of the art lighting controls, power infrastructure, and a 5,000 square foot kitchen designed for the world’s top chef.
After being closed since 2009, the iconic Rainbow Room re-opens its doors 80 years after its grand opening in 1934 providing guests with unparalleled views, dining and entertainment.
Forest Electric’s scope of services included the following:
- Custom light fixture installation, including color changing LED lighting in the Rainbow Room Ballroom landmark ceiling.
- Extensive lighting control system with centralized dimming panels and local controls.
- Low voltage shade controls with both blackout and solar shades
- Installation of (4) new electrical services consisting of (1) 500A, (2) 400A, and (1) 200A service.
The exclusive and elegant Rainbow Room restaurant celebrated its grand opening in 1934. Music icons have regularly performed at the Rainbow Room for private and charity events, while the views, service, and food are always top notch for every guest. Into the twenty-first century, the restaurant boasts more than just an ideal location, “Located on the west end of the 65th floor, adjacent to the Rainbow Room, Bar SixtyFive at Rainbow Room opens as the highest outdoor terrace bar in New York City. Offering playful bistro fare and curated cocktails, the polished vintage gem is framed by awe-inspiring urban views.”