By Frederick Melo
A new kind of Marriott Hotel is coming to downtown St. Paul.
A Marriott Tribute -- Marriott International's upscale boutique urban hotel brand -- will move into the Park Square building overlooking Mears Park, sharing space with Public Kitchen and Bar, the Handsome Hog and the Lowertown Event Center.
Building owner Jim Crockarell said construction of the 127-unit boutique hotel would begin in June, with rooms potentially opening to the public by December 2019. The hotel will fill space vacated by a long-time tenant, the Minnesota Housing Finance Agency, which recently relocated into Treasure Island Center, the former Macy's department store building on Wabasha Street.
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