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Historic building converts from one use to three (Engineering News-Record)

July 15, 2015 by  
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One of New Orleans’ most prominent developers is putting the finishing touches on the $100-million conversion of an abandoned 30-story office building into a 188-room hotel, 192 luxury apartments and a 365-space parking facility. The 53-year-old property, named 225 Baronne, is sited in the city’s central business district. It is among several historic structures HRI Properties has converted to mixed-use developments. The intent is to “unlock their value,” says Eddie Boettner, the firm’s chief administrative officer. The project, he says, “saves 30 stories from the landfill.”

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