Lake Work Beach commissioners make final vote to reopen historic Florida hotel

FORECAST WHEN I AM BACK IN A COUPLE OF MINUTES. TODD: NOW TO THE LONG AWAITED VOTE IN LAKE WORTH, BEACH TO RESURRECT THE LONG-VACANT GULFSTREAM HOTEL. NEW DEVELOPERS AMRIT AND AMY GILL WHO PROMISE TO REVAMP THE HISTORIC BUILDING AND BUSINESS, JUST GOT THE GREEN LIGHT FROM CITY LEADERS. IN A PACKED MEETING ROOM THE CITY COMMISSION VOTED UNANIMOUSLY IN FAVOR OF THE PROJECT. OPPONENTS HAVE CITED THE HIGH COST OF RENOVATIONS AND TRAFFIC CONGESTION FOR THE CITY THAT COULD COME FROM THE PROJECT. THE ICONIC HOTEL OPENED IN 1924, BUT HAS BEEN SHUTTERED SINCE 2005. THE HOPE IS A $100 MILLION MAKEOVER WILL BRING JOBS TO A CITY POPULATION HIT HARD BY

Lake Work Beach commissioners make final vote to reopen historic Gulfstream Hotel

A long-awaited vote took place in Lake Worth Beach on Thursday. After years of a vacant Gulfstream Hotel, new developers Amrit and Amy Gill who have promised to revamp the historic spot, got the green light at a city commission meeting Thursday night. Follow us on social media: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram In a packed room of supporters, the City Commission voted unanimously in favor of the project. The controversial plan has been weighed for months with opponents citing costs and congestion for the city. Previous coverage: Lake Worth Beach Commission votes to move Gulfstream Hotel project forward The iconic hotel originally opened in 1924 but has been shuttered since 2005. The $100 million makeover will bring a plethora of jobs to a population hit hard by COVID-19. Never miss anything : Sign up for personalized newsletters and alerts from WPBF 25 News

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A long-awaited vote took place in Lake Worth Beach on Thursday.

After years of a vacant Gulfstream Hotel, new developers Amrit and Amy Gill who have promised to revamp the historic spot, got the green light at a city commission meeting Thursday night.

Follow us on social: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

In a packed room of supporters, the City Commission voted unanimously in favor of the project.

The controversial plan has been weighed for months with opponents citing costs and congestion for the city.

Previous coverage: Lake Worth Beach Commission votes to move Gulfstream Hotel project forward

The iconic hotel originally opened in 1924 but has been shuttered since 2005.

The $100 million makeover will bring a plethora of jobs to a population hit hard by COVID-19.

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