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therman7g



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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2005 12:45 pm    Post subject: Plenty happening on Park Inn Reply with quote

Publsihed: Sunday, September 18, 2005 12:09 AM CDT Globe Gazette



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By ANN MACGREGOR, Acting Executive Director of Wright On The Park, Mason City



Following the Mason City Foundation
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 31, 2005 12:29 pm    Post subject: Park Inn restorers dream of, work toward a 2010 completion d Reply with quote

Publsihed: Saturday, October 22, 2005 12:38 AM CDT



Park Inn restorers dream of, work toward a 2010 completion date



By JOHN SKIPPER, Of The Globe Gazette





MASON CITY
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 06, 2006 10:23 am    Post subject: Making hotel Wright again......... Reply with quote

By ERIN CRAWFORD

REGISTER STAFF WRITER



June 6, 2006





The Frank Lloyd Wright-designed Park Inn Hotel in Mason City was built on bad luck.



One hundred years of unprofitability and obsolescence, architectural bastardization and whitewashing had turned the landmark structure into a vessel for pigeon droppings and spray-paint graffiti.



A group is toiling to make that streak end by the hotel's centennial birthday in 2010.



Full article:

http://desmoinesregister.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20060606/LIFE03/606060369&lead=1



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