Gary Hotel Demotion to Begin July 26

GARY, Ind. (WOWO): Gary city officials say the demolition of the long-abandoned 14-story Sheraton Hotel will begin on July 26th. It should be completely torn down by October.

The hotel closed for good in 1985. Asbestos from the building has been removed, except for a few remaining interior areas. The 1-point-8 million dollar demolition project was one of Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson‘s campaign promises