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Mayor to Tour Hilton Garden Inn/Miller & Rhoads Condominiums

WHO: Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones City Council President Kathy Graziano City Council Vice President Ellen Robertson Sidney Barthelemy (former mayor of News Orleans) Lionel Collins of HRI Properties. WHAT: Tour of the Miller & Rhoads historic rehabilitation project taking place between Broad, Grace, 5th and 6th Streets in Downtown Richmond. WHEN: Friday, February 6, 2009 10 a.m. WHERE: 501 E. Broad Street Richmond, VA 23129 BACKGROUND: After more than two years of construction, the former Miller & Rhoads department store will open this month in Downtown Richmond as a 250-room hotel with 21,000 square feet of restaurant/retail space and 200 parking spaces. The Miller & Rhoads building dates to 1888, and many of the original windows, marble or wood floors have been preserved. The renovation has been led by New Orleans-bas ed Historic Restoration Properties, o