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Terrific article about an amazing preservation effort that brings a remarkable contribution to the Naito streetscape. I probably missed an open house opportunity but will venture by and explore.

The combining of two buildings for seismic and economic restoration purposes also reminds me of the 1909 Seward Hotel and the 1923 Elks Temple and the more recent 1908 Cornelius Hotel with the 1912 Woodlark Building.

Thank you!

Wayne Paige

Here’s a link to a beautiful film that John commissioned of the completed facade:


Did they look into using any of the original iron pieces that AHC has in storage?

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