12/28/2013 08:39 am ET Updated Feb 27, 2014

7 Industrial-Chic Hotels

While there's plenty to be said in favor of the new, sometimes the best things stem from a solid original foundation. Industrial structures like warehouses and factories are finding new incarnations as luxury hotels, challenging designers to get creative with old bones and drawing in guests who seek a sense of history and character.

From New York to Istanbul, Kentucky to Sydney, here are ten cutting-edge hotels that come from humble origins. --Nell McShane Wulfhart

Industrial-Chic Hotels

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