Posts Categorized: Restoration Plans

The Roseboro’s Foundation

The original hotel was built on whiskey barrels filled with concrete. Over times, the barrels sunk into the ground – over two feet. You can still see a few of the barrels in the basement today. However, in the past few years, the hotel has been jacked up and new concrete piers and footings have… Read more »

The Roseboro Dining Room to Debut Soon

Making great progress on The Roseboro dining room. We will have it ready for debut on March 24th at the Sharon Springs Chamber Mixer. The trim around the ceiling used to be green and the walls were a peach color. We are painting the trim gold, the columns and bottom walls a deep burgundy with… Read more »

Going Up?

This door on the roof leads to the elevator shaft that has seven stops. In 1900, when three buildings were connected into one, the buildings were at different level. The elevator has stops on each half floor and the door opens on each side. The 1930s Otis elevator is not currently in operation, but is… Read more »

Busy Day

It was a busy day today at The Roseboro. The 12 foot walls went up in the bathrooms off the lobby, thanks to Roy Hall, Jr. We have yet to cut the entire opening for the doors, but it is starting to look better already. New floors, toilets, sinks and plumbing still need to be… Read more »