May 18, 2024


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Omaha community tired of rundown hotel

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – A little something should be performed about an eyesore in southwest Omaha that has sat dormant for decades. But what?

Which is the dilemma residents and business homeowners are asking about a resort at 108th and L streets.

Ken Incontro appears to be like at the shuttered hotel each and every working day when he goes to operate. Incontro owns Closet and Storage Principles guiding the abandoned resort.

“Just persons heading in and out of there,” he claimed. “The police are below now and then. It’s just definitely hard to notify what’s likely on in there.”

The old Westmont Inn and Suites has turn out to be extra than an eyesore: It is also a safety hazard.

“Windows are broken, doors are opened all the time,” Incontro mentioned. “Like I reported, individuals are coming and likely consistently.”

Jillian Hoover life following doorway to the abandoned hotel. “It’s just young children coming around and causing troubles,” she stated. Children are attracted listed here, and somebody is heading to get damage unless of course something is carried out.

“The most convey to-tale thing I have witnessed is a team of, like, a few boys and a few ladies strolling up the street, and the boys have been dragging alongside some metallic baseball bats, expressing they ended up going to go beat some ass.”

Neighbors told 6 News they have referred to as the mayor’s hotline.

“It’s truly up to the city correct now. We want to see a little something done.”

“If they are going to do just about anything, about it, I assume it desires to go.”

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