Fort Worth’s First Smart Hotel Opens This Fall

Originally home to the Sinclair Oil Company in the 1930s, a monument to American industry and progress, The Sinclair has been restaged as a modern icon and the city’s first smart hotel. The Autograph Collection hotel, 512 Main St., will open the doors to its tech-friendly hotel this Fall, just steps from Sundance Square, the city’s entertainment, dining, shopping, and residential district. Beginning in 2015, design firm Forrest Perkins, in partnership with Merriman Anderson Architects, thoughtfully restored and redesigned the property to retain the building’s signature “ZigZag Moderne” structural styling. The interiors, guest rooms, and corridors were restored to represent the property’s original art deco style with deep blue and rich brown hues. The finished hotel eloquently couples the Art Deco style of the Gilded Age with contemporary, cutting-edge technology in a refined yet rugged style. Click to read more at