Posts Categorized: History

Roseboro Laundry Building

The Laundry Building behind the Roseboro was built in 1932. Three stories tall, its terra cotta block has a concrete facade, much like a frescoed villa in Italy. It also has steel beam construction throughout. There is beautiful wainscoting on the main floor and concrete slab floors that held steam operated laundry equipment. Some of… Read more »

1996 Repairs

Many major repairs were done by Dennis Giacomo after he purchased the Roseboro Hotel in 1996. The building had sat vacant following the hotel closure in 1963. Thirty-three years of neglect had taken its toll on the structure. The entire roof had to be replaced, porches were repaired or replaced, new steps added – just… Read more »

History of the Roseboro Hotel

For many of you who do not know the history of the Roseboro Hotel – Originally, it was three separate hotels, the 1850’s Howland House, The 1896 Rosenberg Hotel and the 1870’s Rosenberg House. They were joined with connecting additions in 1900 to form the current 45,000 square foot building.