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Construction begins on new downtown hotel

Mayor Tom Henry and Johnny Tincap joined officials from White Lodging to break ground on the new Hampton Inn & Suites.

Posted: Jun. 7, 2018 9:07 PM
Updated: Jun. 7, 2018 11:17 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Construction on one of the new hotels downtown is under way.

Mayor Tom Henry and Johnny Tincap joined officials from White Lodging to break ground on the new Hampton Inn & Suites.

The 136 room hotel is being built right next to Parkview Field, across from the Grand Wayne Center.

The new hotel is expected to open next summer.

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