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Ashland Hotel Construction Almost Set to Begin

Ryan Juntti
August 22, 2017 11:13 PM

ASHLAND, Wis. - The city of Ashland will be getting a four-story 51 room Cobblestone hotel.

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"This whole town is going to have new energy and new life," said Sen. Janet Bewley, Wisconsin State Senate.

The announcement Tuesday was part of what was proclaimed Main Street Day in Wisconsin. 

As part of Main Street Day, Rebecca Kleefisch, Wisconsin Liutenant Governor was on hand with others to talk about the plan. 

The public also saw the drawings of the hotel for the first time. 

It is going to be located next to the Deep Water Grille on Main Street.

There are five buildings that need to come down as a result of the construction.

There used to be another hotel on main street but it was torn down. Lewis says the community missed having a hotel on Main Street.

"To me, what it means to have another hotel coming along on Main Street is it means that we have people that want to come here," said Lewis.

The construction of the hotel means a lot for the city, Lewis believes.

"This is a very exciting time in Ashland. It's a very exciting day to celebrate something as wonderful as this new development on our main street," said Lewis.

Adam Vlasaty, Cobblestone Property Spokesperson, says the community reaction has been positive.

"The community is extremely excited to have something to downtown Ashland just as a revitalization to the town, and show that we're re-investing in the town," said Vlasaty.

The hotel is expected to be ready to open by next spring or early summer. 


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