The Standard Hotel is one of the top go-to spots in New York, and the 360-degree views from the roof are arguably unmatched. Architect Todd Schliemann is the man responsible for one of the coolest additions to the Meatpacking District, an accomplishment he added to an already impressive resume that includes cultural and educational institutions. The Standard rooftop offers views of the Empire State Building, midtown Manhattan, the Hudson River, downtown, and the Statue of Liberty. We recently got a chance to catch up with Schliemann, and he talked us through this dyanmic space. Click on to read our interview with the architect.