Old hotel full of memories finds room for a new start

In the past 10 years, the Publix has had few occupants — a handful of businesses, artists and pigeons. Today paint blisters off the ceiling in the lobby, crumbling into grit that coats the oyster-cracker-shaped floor tiles and wooden front desk.

Now this Chinatown International District hotel is at the corner of history and change.

Read it in the Seattle Times. Originally published July 31, 2013.