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Boston is location of HGTV Urban Oasis 2013

Connected to W Hotel's "Whatever, Whenever" lifestyle service, home will feature 24-hour-a-day concierge service
NEW YORK – April 15, 2013 -- With a wonderful mix of history and vibrant urban atmosphere, Boston is the home of the HGTV Urban Oasis 2013, a custom-designed 1,000-square-foot paradise located on the 24th floor of the Residences at W Boston, the city’s newest residential hot spot. The centerpiece of a grand prize package that will be awarded in fall 2013, the HGTV Urban Oasis will attract those who want livable, contemporary design coupled with luxury hotel amenities in a fabulous location. Viewers can enter for a chance to win the HGTV Urban Oasis 2013 Giveaway® at and starting August 26.
Inspired by interior designer Lindsay Pumpa, the fully furnished HGTV Urban Oasis 2013 in the heart of Boston's Theatre and Midtown Districts features one bedroom, 1 ½ baths, a gourmet kitchen and exceptional views of the Charles River, Boston Common and Public Garden. As part of the grand prize package, the winner will enjoy perks from the W Boston Hotel including in-residence dining, 24-hour concierge, valet parking and access to the fitness center. Discounts are also available for all hotel amenities including Bliss Spa services.
“Our space will command an identity distinctively different from past HGTV Urban Oasis units, with unobstructed views of some of America’s most historic sites,” said Jack Thomasson, HGTV professional house planner. “It’s great to be working once more with Lindsay Pumpa to create this remarkable residence.”
The HGTV Urban Oasis 2013 is central to a key area of Boston with a huge range of restaurant choices, top-notch comedy clubs, and theatre options to enjoy.
“We are thrilled to partner with HGTV for the 2013 Urban Oasis Giveaway and to be part of such an amazing opportunity,” said Carol Sawyer Parks, CEO of Sawyer Enterprises and developer of the W Boston Hotel and Residences. “We are excited to welcome a new W resident and provide them with all the services that are trademark to the W Hotels and Residences.”
About W Hotel Boston
Located in Boston’s Theater District, adjacent to the Back Bay/Midtown neighborhoods, the 28-story building is a mixed-use development with hotel, condo, restaurant, spa, retail, and bar components. The building includes a 235-room hotel, and 123 luxury residential condominiums. The W Boston Hotel and Residences were designed by William Rawn Associates, Architects Inc. and TRO Jung Brannen Inc. The interiors are designed by Bentel and Bentel Architects. The building is developed by Sawyer Enterprises.
About Boston’s Theater District
The Theatre District is an area flourishing in Boston and continues to occupy a stretch along Washington and Tremont Streets to the east and south of Boston Common, and then winds around Boylston and Stuart Streets toward Bay Village. With recent neighborhood additions such as the new W Hotel Boston and Residences and the expansion of nationally renowned performing arts school Emerson College in the Theatre District, this part of town is  culturally diverse and trendy.
America’s leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 98 million U.S. households and the HGTV website,, the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of four million unique visitors per month.  The brand also includes the HGTV HOME™ consumer products line which showcases exclusive collections of paint, flooring, lighting, furniture, plants, fabrics and other home-oriented products. For more information on HGTV HOME branded products and to find a retailer, go to In partnership with Hearst Magazines, the HGTV Magazine, a home and lifestyle publication, is currently available on newsstands. Viewers can become fans of HGTV and interact with other home improvement enthusiasts through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., HGTV is wholly owned by Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI).

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Lee Hall
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