Seminole Hotel Owner Asks City to Halt Foreclosure, Waive Fines
Last updated 12/2/2020 at 2:52pm
Henry Kebabjian is not giving up on his plans to redevelop the historic Seminole Hotel and is still hoping to convince Lake Wales city commissioners to drop their foreclosure action, waive code enforcement fines and allow him to go forward with the project.
Kebabjian told commissioners at their Dec. 1 meeting that he now has more than $40,000 invested in the hotel, which he purchased for $10,500 in August. He said he has purchased property for parking south of the hotel on First Street, ordered an appraisal, and hired contractors for electrical, plumbing, painting and a fire sprinkler syste...