A Columbus-based housing developer secured enough money to revitalize an archaic, but iconic, downtown Sandusky structure.
The Buckeye Community Hope Foundation booked $8 million to transform the Rieger Hotel, located at Jackson and West Market streets, into a 37-unit apartment complex sculpted for senior living.
Plans also call for including some commercial activity, such as a restaurant or office space, on the first floor.
The year-long project should kick off in November, the foundation's vice president Roy Lowenstein said.
Read more about the project in today's Register or e-paper.