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Swift Restaurant looks out onto Beacon Falls. The wall sconces come from Hudson Beach Glass in Beacon and the glass pendants are from Niche Modern. Since reclaiming materials were a top priority for the McAlpines, Swift’s bathroom doors and tables, and the wood paneling on the hallways, were crafted from old floorboards, found on other buildings on the site, much of them made by Jessica Wickham of Wickham Solid Wood Studio in Beacon. The metal edges of tables were made from local metal worker Metconix. Photo by Eric Laignel.
Local lighting designers Niche Modern crafted the chandelier in the 2EM Lounge, named for the building's address: 2 East Main Street. Photo by Eric Laignel.
In the 2EM lounge, light fare like duck confit cassoulet and flatbread with lamb, blue cheese, and caramelized pears is served. Beacon-based vendor Niche Modern crafted the chandelier above the bar, and the stools come from Rexhill. A major philosophy of the Roundhouse is “keep it local.” Photo by Eric Laignel.