Cleanup Nearly Complete at Old Ambassador Hotel
Daniels, Earl, The Florida Times Union
Last week, an old mattress tumbled two stories to the ground and into a big green trash bin behind the old Ambassador Hotel.
About 12 loads of trash from the inside of the closed hotel located at 420 Julia Street in downtown Jacksonville have been hauled away from the building over the past two months.
The building, more than 70 years old and considered a downtown landmark, is now being prepared for an undetermined use.
Just what that use will be is something Sam Easton, president of Easton, Sanderson & Co. of Jacksonville, is trying to figure out.
His firm owns the building, and so far he has spent $19,000 on the cleaning. And he has about had enough of doling out money on the building, at least …
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Publication information: Article title: Cleanup Nearly Complete at Old Ambassador Hotel. Contributors: Daniels, Earl - Author. Newspaper title: The Florida Times Union. Publication date: July 10, 2000. Page number: Not available. © 2007 The Florida Times-Union. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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