Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Penn-Mckee Project Has History Behind It

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

Penn-Mckee Project Has History Behind It

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I read with interest Charles McCollester's Nov. 27 "The Next Page" article about the historic 1947 debate between then- congressmen John F. Kennedy and Richard Nixon and the article "Effort Under Way to Restore, Reopen Penn-McKee Hotel" [South] on Dec. 8.

The Penn-McKee has been vacant and abandoned since the mid- 1980s. For three years, our group has been working with McKeesport and state officials and with regional preservation authorities to see if the building could be saved and reused.

Sadly, in February 2011, the process of acquiring the building for the city was shut down when Mary Ann Huk, quoted in the Dec. 8 article, filed a legal challenge.

As a result, I found Mr. McCollester and Ms. Huk's comments disingenuous, to say the least.

We have repeatedly asked Ms. …

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