Located only a short walking distance from Trump International, which has become a popular destination for young GOP politicos and lobbyists, Eaton Workshop bills itself as a millennial progressive counterpoint—a brand that merges hospitality with social activism. In an interview with Architectural Digest, founder
With family roots deeply planted in the hospitality world (Katherine Ro’s father is Ka Shui Lo, real-estate magnate and executive chairman of the Langham Hospitality Group), the hotelier seeks to fuse environmentally-conscious aesthetics with real social change in a hotel and co-working space that celebrates the intersection of arts, consciousness and impact.
Located at 12th and K streets, the 209-room Eaton D.C. boasts an organic rooftop garden and wind turbine-powered pasta machines, as well new age, holistic healing, alternative health
A natural disruptor of the status quo, Katherine Ro is unphased by the potentially politically polarizing space. In a Vogue
While the brand ethos might be a gamble Ro believes is worth pursuing, the stylish space speaks volumes. Designed by New York-based firm Gachot Studios, the space is warm and effusive with creamy leather banquettes, wood paneling, and a nod to mid-century modernism.
After a day of marching in the streets, Eaton Workshop is a respite and refuge, an inviting oasis located in the heart of frenetic Washington D.C.