PERRY, Iowa — The historic Hotel Pattee in Perry that abruptly closed this summer now has a new owner.
Jay and Denise Hartz of St. Louis bought the building and plan to reopen it by the end of October.
The couple plan to first clean the 40-room boutique hotel and make some repairs.
Mayor Jay Pattee said the development is “a huge deal for Perry.”
Jay Hartz said several Perry residents invested a total of $500,000 to reopen the hotel.
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