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Suite spot

“It’s not in Downtown, but it can certainly service the Downtown area,” he says. “The health sciences center is an area that has been tremendously underserved by hotels.” The Embassy Suites was proposed first in 2008 by the Midtown Renaissance Group, which includes Bob Howard, Mickey Clagg and Chris Fleming. Presented to and approved by

Packing ’em in

Built in 1925, it was named for its onetime tenant, Packard Motor Car Company. But the building fell into decline over the subsequent decades and was last home to a bar, Pat’s Lounge. County records show Midtown HC LLC purchased the building, along with other nearby properties, in 2006 for just more than $5.2 million.