Some great news!!! We received our final Certificate of Occupancy today for the lobby and restaurant area of the hotel. We are doing things in phases. I have opened the Roseboro Emporium Antique Store in the lobby for now. It has been open for a few weeks and doing very well. It is open on… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Restoration Plans
According to the Sharon Springs Zoning Code, a restaurant and bar are not a permitted use on Main Street and require a Special Use Permit. Even though there has always been a restaurant in the hotel, the Joint Planning Board determined that because there was more than a year gap since the previous restaurant had… Read more »
Here is a REAL gem! This is the front counter from the mercantile when Anna Klinkhart had her millinery shop in the Holland House. We are going to figure out a way to use this somewhere in the renovations.
In the mid-1860s, Henry J. Bang, owner of the Fango Bathhouse and Congress Hotel complex in Sharon Springs began constructing beautiful gardens with arbors on the hillside by the Magnesia Temple as shown in these photos. A very elaborate bridge used to cross Brimstone Creek. The arbors had seats with foot rests available to the… Read more »
I have been working on the gardens on the side of the Roseboro. All of the porcelain base lights were replaced with Victorian-style hanging lights on the porch. There are 22 of these total! I put in Victorian-style lights today to match the new hanging lights on the porch. I worked on the handicapped ramp… Read more »