Hotel site slated for development

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The city of Joliet will consider paying half the fee for a study to see if a hotel can be redeveloped into apartments, as part of an overall effort to revitalize downtown. On May 13, the Economic Development Committee voted to recommend that that City Council approve an $11,000 payment for a feasibility study, in an effort to create a redevelopment plan for the Hobbs Hotel/Hotel Plaza at 26 W. Clinton St. that would benefit both the site and the downtown area. “It’s a feasibility study, to basically get from where the Hobbs Hotel is now to something that is more consistent with what our downt...