Happening in STL

New Plans for boutique hotel off Washington Ave.

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“We don’t bring a brand,” he said. “We develop a brand within the city.”

A Boutique Hotel in the heart of Saint Louis

According to STL Today “A developer plans to redo the historic, longtime home of International Shoe Co. in downtown St. Louis as a 140-room boutique hotel.

Fe Equus Development, of Milwaukee, bought the building at 1501 Washington Avenue on Feb. 12 and is beginning on the $47 million project’s design. Tim Dixon, the company’s owner, said Tuesday that he hoped to open the hotel in August 2017.” Read more here.

I think that St. Louis’ downtown area could really use something like this. What do you think?

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