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December 27, 2014
Landmark Granville Inn Gains Modern Amenities but will Keep its Stately Character
Columbus Dispatch
GRANVILLE, Ohio — A Christmas gift of sorts sits on E. Broadway, wrapped in plastic and surrounded by tinsel-like wire fencing. And elves of a kind have been at work there for months, transforming a somewhat bedraggled inn into the stately hotel that it was when built it 1924. The work of these strapping carpenters, plumbers, electricians...

December 19, 2014
Denison Gets Historic Tax Credit for Inn Upgrade
Granville Sentinel
Denison University got an early Christmas present this week. The university’s improvement efforts for the Granville Inn got a boost with the approval of a $1.4 million tax credit under the Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit Program, announced Thursday by the Ohio Development Services Agency. Denison owns the inn, which is operated...

November 7, 2014
What’s Ahead for Granville Golf Course, Historic Inn?
Business First
While news of Denison University’s purchase of the Granville Inn has had a year to circulate, the school recently received another feather for its cap in the form of the Granville Golf Course. Denison officials revealed Oct. 14 that the Donald Ross-designed course had been gifted to the school by the six shareholders of the Granville...

October 13, 2014
Granville Golf Course gifted to Denison University
Columbus Business First
Denison University has gained control of another landmark amenity in Granville. The university sent out a news release revealing that the Denison board of trustees this weekend accepted the city’s course as a gift from the six shareholders of Granville Golf Course Co. “We are very grateful for this gift and the opportunity to retain...


August 15, 2014
Historic Granville Inn to get $9 million facelift over next eight months
Business First
The historic Granville Inn will undergo $9 million in renovations and an expansion during the next seven or eight months. Denison University bought the renown restaurant and 30-room lodge for about $1.2 million last fall. It closed 12 days ago. Denison’s Seth Patton, who serves as the college’s vice president for finance and management,...

August 3, 2014
Granville Inn aspires to four-star status
Newark Advocate
GRANVILLE – When the Granville Inn reopens next spring following about eight months of renovation and structural additions, it won’t look much different on the outside. But the interior should be turning heads, say those close to the project. One goal of the refurbishing is to transform the nearly 90-year-old inn into a luxury,...