A further boutique lodge in downtown Whitefish is in the works.
Averill Hospitality has submitted a program to the Town of Whitefish to assemble a 21-suite hotel, together with a restaurant and retail spaces, at the southwest corner of Second Road and Spokane Avenue. Referred to as the Downtowner North, the hotel would sit to the north of the Downtowner and throughout the street from the Firebrand Hotel — both equally are also owned by Averill Hospitality.
“The intention and intent of the job is to create an beautiful infill use that blends in and supports the downtown business community,” the application says.
The assets, built up of a few heaps, presently features a parking lot and a small office creating and is adjacent to the CenturyLink setting up that will keep on being.
The city’s Architectural Evaluation Committee will have to indicator off on the style and design for the task, but no other approval is needed as accommodations in the downtown WB-3 enterprise district are a use by correct. And the resort is below the 7,500 square toes threshold that would demand a conditional use allow.
Ideas for the hotel came as little surprise as representatives of the company approached Whitefish City Council in July past yr asking the city to abandon the alley on the south conclude of the home so it could switch it into a pedestrian walkway. Council rejected the proposal, saying it necessary extra details on a prepare that would see city house turned over to personal possession.
The web-site prepare, submitted to the town, shows the alley as being specified for pedestrians.
The design for the 3-tale hotel phone calls for the to start with ground to be used for a restaurant and retail/solutions, along with a tiny hotel lobby. All resort suites would be positioned on the 2nd and third floors.
The basement would incorporate storage, servicing and workers regions along with spots for guest utilization these types of as a fitness space, yoga and multipurpose space, and a equipment and canine wash space.
A rooftop spot would be open to the community and also be selected for use by the restaurant for eating and events. The hotel would be 35 toes in peak with an elevator, stairs and restrooms to serve the roof deck extending to 45 feet.
THIS IS the next the latest downtown hotel challenge introduced forward by Averill Hospitality.
Past summer season the business declared plans to make a 40-area boutique hotel on the corner of Central Avenue and First Avenue. The 38 Central Lodge is set to include a basement parking structure, 1st-floor dining and retail space, and a rooftop deck serving meals and drinks.
Whitefish Town Council in October past yr accepted the task.
Strategies for that undertaking also have been submitted to the city’s Architectural Overview Committee, which is established to appear at pre-application options for both hotels on June 7.
The Central Avenue resort would host lodge suites on each the second and 3rd flooring. It would be 35 ft in top with the elevator, stairs and restrooms to provide the roof deck extending better.
The assets on Central Avenue has been vacant for years, most lately serving as a metropolis parking lot. Whitefish’s downtown grasp program phone calls for a boutique hotel on the corner.
Averill Hospitality also owns The Lodge at Whitefish Lake and the Edgewater DoubleTree in Missoula.
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