Work begins to convert historic bath house at Hot Springs NP to boutique hotel
HOT SPRINGS -- Just short of four years since receiving their letter of intent from the National Park Service, Pat and Ellen McCabe closed on their loan Monday and will begin renovation this week on the Hale Bath House.
"June 26, 2014, was the day the letter of intent was issued by the park service, so almost four years to the day," Pat McCabe, mayor of Hot Springs, said Monday. "Our next step is to have our contractor come in and start a modest amount of demolition and restoration. That will start this week.