PATERSON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) – The mayor of Paterson is floating the idea of building a 22-story hotel complex with an unconventional design on cliffs near the Great Falls.
The hotel portion would be shaped like a giant cocoon in recognition of the city’s industrial past, when its textile mills earned Paterson the name “Silk City.”READ MORE: Connecticut Man Who Tested Positive For Omicron Variant Resting At Home With Mild Symptoms, Gov. Lamont Says
It would be an 18-story tower on a four-story podium.
The project would be built on the site of a failed condo project.
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A conceptual design of the hotel and convention center on the city’s website does not identify a potential developer.READ MORE: Bob Dole, Former Senate GOP Leader And Presidential Nominee, Dies At 98
Mayor Jeffery Jones told the Paterson Press he’s not ready yet to disclose who is behind the proposal.
The project’s location and design would make it a landmark building visible for many miles.
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