New plan for Abilene Hotel is first step for east Abilene entrance upgrade

Welcome news last week was that there's a plan in the works to do something with the dilapidated Abilene Hotel on East Highway 80, less than a mile...

December 8, 2022
8:12 AM

Welcome news last week was that there's a plan in the works to do something with the dilapidated Abilene Hotel on East Highway 80, less than a mile from downtown.Earlier this year, we noted that the east entrance into downtown is lacking.While it presents a nice, downhill view of the city, more unique than any other entrance, it suggests a bygone day rather than a city moving forward.It's also the most likely route that folks will use from the airport, or heading to the zoo or Taylor County Expo Center from central Abilene.

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