City Inn Next To I-95 Is Being Renovated, Will Become A Holiday Inn

The City Inn next to I-95 has been an abandoned shell for years, but is now being renovated.

Signs on the property at 679 NW 79th St. say that it will become a Holiday Inn. Crews have been doing interior work and installing new windows.

The property was built in 1969 as a Holiday Inn. It became a Days Inn in 1986, and City Inn in 1990 before being abandoned. It has a a history of filth and violent crime, but the owner hope that the new hotel will spark a rebirth for the area.

 

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marc
5 years ago

Good luck to them. I’d like to see a rebirth of that area as well.

FH
5 years ago

I saw the sign up the other day and could not believe it! Great news

Anonymous
5 years ago

About time they are doing something to it.. Great news.

Marc305
5 years ago

Good grief! I remember staying in this hotel when I use to come down from D.C. for Spring Break. It was horrible, even back then, but cheap as hell, and all we could afford, lol. Good times for sure. Glad to see that it will become a Holyday Inn.

AA
5 years ago

One of the worst looking buildings along I-95 from Miami to Fort Lauderdale. Glad to see it getting a facelift.

John
5 years ago

I remember when that was a Holiday Inn.

Danny
5 years ago

Finally, hope this is the first of many in that area.

Jim
5 years ago

Many many new projects coming in this re

PhilP
5 years ago

Who in their right mind would stay in that area? And why would Holiday Inn have a property there? Doesn’t make any sense to me.

AndrewN
5 years ago

Hello! It’s called gentrification. Areas can change.

Marc305
5 years ago

Well said Andrew. When I moved to Miami in the late 90’s the Omni district was an awful area, now it is slowly becoming the next Brickell. Progress takes time and it always happens one block at a time.

Jim
5 years ago

Did you see the new police station across street and the library. Area is changing rapidly and I know of many such projects coming in this area

Anonymous
5 years ago

Wasn’t this property a Holiday Inn before? The one where those out of towners got shot and had their car jacked a few years ago?

marc
5 years ago

You couldn’t be bothered to read could you?

Anonymous
5 years ago

Oh gosh…you are so right. My bad. I only look at the pretty pictures. I do read the comments though. Its fun trying to guess how many thumbs down I will get.