Eternally in My Heart

Eternally in My Heart
Lord, grant Charles eternal rest in Your loving arms.

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Signs, Signs: Hotel to Apartments

 The January 16, 2014, issue of our local newspaper reported that the new senior apartments would soon be completed.  Well, as of this past Saturday, June 14th, my fellow workshop mates know that it still is not complete.  We were able to get a peek into the lobby.

The four signs I’m contributing this week were taken at The Lofts at Roberts. 

A bit of history: The Roberts was a beautiful hotel when downtown was the place  where Muncie shopped in the 1940s and 1950s.  Muncie Central High School’s proms were held there in the large ballroom. With the building of the Mall in the 1970s, it pulled shopping away from the downtown area to the northeastern edge of town. 
  
One of the signs says the apartments are affordable. To me, affordable is a subjective word so I went to The Lofts at Roberts web site to get a better idea of the monthly cost.  
Here it is:
One bedroom is $411-$512 for 707 square feet to 938 square feet
Two bedrooms cost $491-$612 for 982 square feet to 1263 square feet
I am curious whether these prices include utilities, probably not.

I do hope that the company doing the remodeling is able to finish the work and to open the apartments soon.  I think that this set of apartments would draw people to move here.  
Nice, neat sign
letting us know that
we need to use the stairs.





sharing with Lesley's


2 comments:

Jim said...

That sort of repurposing happens a lot.

Halcyon said...

I love those old mailboxes, a very nice detail. Saying what is and isn't affordable is difficult. I hope these lofts are successful though, they look nice!