TIF funds could give old hospital new life as boutique hotel

January 7, 2019

DeKALB – Nick Cronauer used to play SimTower, an iteration of the popular build-it-yourself Sims video games, which might explain why a lawyer is interested in taking on one of the biggest revitalization projects in town.

“I’ve always had this bug for development,” Cronauer said as he gave a tour of the completely gutted, pitch-black, four-story building at 145 Fisk Ave. that began as St. Mary’s Hospital in 1922.

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