Standing amid workers installing tile and trim and painting the new lobby, real estate developer John Meeder declared: “The experience starts here.”
The experience is one of a bright, open lobby; clean, well appointed rooms; and a well-managed facility.
It will be the experience of The Hotel Lancaster, promised Meeder.
“The Brunswick is history. It is no longer the name of this hotel,” he said. “Sorry historians, but there is too much baggage.”
The street-level lobby had long been recommended by urban planners, but by moving it to the East Chestnut Street side of the building, Meeder and his partners also are getting a new address.