All 114 rooms were remodeled. The grand re-opening was today. The owners say the million-dollar rehab and the security upgrades were crucial for growth in the area. The goal now is to foster strong business and corporate partnerships as well as highlight the new and improved site for tourists. but most importantly -- to keep illegal activity away from the Miracle Mile neighborhood.
"I live in this neighborhood and I wanted to make sure if the business neighborhood goes down.. my neighborhood was going to go down. I want to make sure that we didn't let that happen," says Tom Baudhuin, Owner of Alpine Inn.
The Alpine Inn is part of the East State Street/Alpine Road TIF district. The joint effort on this property is a more than $500,000 investment.