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First residents soon to move into former Jean Lafitte Hotel - The Galveston County Daily News : Biz Buzz / Buzz Blog

July 28, 2014

First residents soon to move into former Jean Lafitte Hotel

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  • lauraelder posted at 4:11 pm on Tue, Oct 22, 2013.

    lauraelder Posts: 92 Staff

    No, as reported in the article, half the units are market rate.

     
  • rpr posted at 1:35 pm on Tue, Oct 22, 2013.

    rpr Posts: 15

    so is it only for low income?

     
  • Sweet Sue LaRue posted at 5:27 am on Fri, Oct 18, 2013.

    Sweet Sue LaRue Posts: 97

    2101 Church Street, Galveston, Texas
    is the site of the former Jean Lafitte Hotel.

    1417 Harborside Drive, Galveston, Texas
    is the site of my cousin Jean Lafitte's Maison Rouge.

    My grandmother on my mother's side of the family had the maiden name of Corine Lafitte, so quite naturally at the age of six in 1951, I was told that Jean Lafitte was my cousin.

    I have often wondered why Galveston does not make better use of Maison Rouge and the tales of Jean Lafitte. Laura Elder, why doesn't Galveston make better use of Maison Rouge and the tales of Jean Lafitte?

    Thanks,
    Sweet Sue LaRue

     
  • bryd posted at 5:55 pm on Thu, Oct 17, 2013.

    bryd Posts: 11

    Should bring more foot traffic downtown!

     
  • IslandResident posted at 8:12 am on Thu, Oct 17, 2013.

    IslandResident Posts: 99

    Looking forward to see this grand old hotel re-opened as a residence. It was the first hotel my parents and I stayed in 1957, meeting my Dad's ship which was docked at the old grain elevator.