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Plans to revitalize Spokane's Ridpath are moving forward

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

Plans to revitalize the landmark Ridpath Hotel in downtown Spokane are moving forward.
    
The Spokane City Council is expected to vote in the coming weeks to loan $1.75 million to further the $20 million project, which is expected to bring 206 apartments to the former hotel.

The Ridpath: Exclusive look inside the historic Spokane landmark from developer Ron Wells
    
Developer Ridpath Club Apartments LLC is also seeking $2 million from the Washington state Housing Finance Commission, which provides funding for construction of housing for low- to moderate-income families statewide.
    
The Ridpath has languished since it closed in 2008.
    
The Spokesman-Review says plans for the building include 102 "micro-apartments" smaller than 500 square feet, 45 studio apartments, 58 one-bedroom apartments and a 2-bedroom apartment.
    
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Information from: The Spokesman-Review, http://www.spokesman.com

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