Work is well underway at the
Lake Hotel (201 W. Huron Street) as the building is readied for eight upscale
apartments. The building is located in the West Village historic district and
the project is utilizing historic tax credits for the rehabilitation work.
Kissling Interests hired the experienced firm of Carmina Wood Morris architects, with Peyton Barlow serving as general
The exterior of the building
has improved significantly from last year as new windows have been installed,
some pointing work has been completed, and details missing have been replicated
by Buffalo Plastering and
Four apartments are planned
for the first floor; one is a one bedroom and the remaining three are
two-level, two bedroom units. The second and third floor each have two, two
bedroom apartments. The fire escape at the rear of the property will be reused
as a balcony for the tenants. There is a great interior light court, a
garden-level storage and laundry room. Rents are expected to be in the $1,500
A permit was filed for the
building in 1896 by William M. Savage and its earliest known name was the
Darrow Apartments (1942). The building was known as the Delmar Hotel from
around 1948 to 1985, when the name was changed to the Lake Hotel as it remained
until it was vacated.
For more photos of the
out my set on Flickr.