Ballantyne Magazine

Winter 2018

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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"The Ballantyne thrives as a destina- tion authority in Charlotte," says the hotel's general manager, Raj Radke. "Guests enjoy both refuge and delight when they are here. Refuge in the sense that guests are away from the hustle and bustle of daily demands. And delight in the joy of discovery at this beautiful place known for attentive service." Inspired by N.C. History The foundation of the hotel's makeover is a redesign inspired by North Carolina history. A pair of life-sized bronze Dalmatians flank the main entry welcoming guests upon arrival — silent sentries inspired by a similar duo that once scouted these not-so-long-ago hunting grounds. Natural light floods the lobby from grand windows, bathing an overhead art installation of five interlocking gold rings. The stately piece plays off the crisp interior of gray and This seating area off the lobby is a comfortable place to relax. Photo by Ray Sepesy Photo by Ray Sepesy Photo by Michael Kleinberg BALLANTYNE WINTER 2018 - 2019 52 Feature

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