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City plans hotel construction

Downtown DeKalb features several restaurants and shops for residents to explore.

Jessie Kern

July 16, 2018

DeKalb — City Council was presented with a renovation idea on Monday to turn a vacant downtown building into a boutique hotel.The property, located at 145 Fisk Avenue, was initially built as St. Mary’s hospital in 1922. After shutting down in 1965, the building was utilized as a girl’s dormitory...