HRI Officials Says Threefoot Update Coming

Officials with the company contracted to renovate Meridian's Threefoot Building say they're planning an announcement on the project's status in the near future.

They say that announcement will be a joint one with the city, but aren't ready to release any details, because they're being finalized.

Josh Collen of Historic Restorations, Inc., said the company is not and will not be asking for more money to develop the building, which is scheduled to be turned into a hotel.

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  • by Chris on Nov 13, 2009 at 11:28 PM
    The old Threefoot building is a viable landmark in east central grandfather actually dug the foundation to the building with mule teams & slips (not many people know what a slip is)...lots of history to rally the downtown around. I would certainly hope that the folks in the "loop" who are facilitating this project will make sure that there are limits to financial latitude when repairs of this nature take place.....hidden structural damage and deficiencies that have developed can really put a new dimension on cost projection of this magnitude when the tear out is actually complete and repairs are ready to be affected. Good luck with the project Meridian !!
  • by ed on Nov 13, 2009 at 03:40 PM
    just hope no more surprises on this and all have been shown .. but either way what the old mayor did is in stone and if it goes south is because of his actions..
  • by Anonymous on Nov 13, 2009 at 02:34 PM
    I hope this turns out like the King Edward in Jackson, but I have a bad feeling about it.
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