Thursday, July 1, 2010

Durant Hotel Renovation





11 comments:

  1. I am so envious that you have gotten to go inside! I have loved this building forever, and can't wait to see it finished!

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  2. I feel the same way as Brian and Becky - I've always wanted to see it from inside. I'm sure it will be beautiful when it's done. Wonder what some of the old-timers will think when it's finished.

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  3. > Wonder what some of the old-timers will think when it's finished.

    "Well...it's about time!"

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  4. I'm just happy that it's finally being used for something I had always wanted it to be used for; People living in the city. Am glad someone who had the money could do this renovation. It's like a cornerstone for Flint to me.

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  5. omg my mother used to work at the scots grille there at least 40 years ago.that is awesome.i hope she is around when its complete,ill take her there nancy middleton

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  6. I never thought I'd see the day that the Durant would get renovated. It's too bad it didn't happen six years ago, when I was looking for an apartment.

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  7. I've heard stories about the wonder and beauty of the Durant since I was a little girl - so excited to see this renovation happeneing and cannot wait to see the inside!

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  8. Is the first picture the "Ballroom"? I haven't been there since one of the Musical Societies had a statewide meeting there in the early 1960s. I still have some of the souvenirs that were on the table somewhere. I remember singing "Gary, Indiana" from "The Music Man" in the singing part of the meeting.

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  9. Wonderful! "The Future Lives in Flint! =^O

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  10. Very nice pictures... Apartments will go for rent next month!!! I can't believe it's finally almost done, it looks wonderful!

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  11. My husband worked as a BellHop during the 1940s at The Durant and has many stories to tell !!! I will definately take him there for a viewing. He is 83 yr. old now.

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