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The Landmark: Still here
Published on Aug 22nd, 2013
0 comments The Landmark Hotel, skeletal since 2009, looms over The Box's patio.
Reversal of fortune: Halsey Minor declares personal bankruptcy
Published on May 30th, 2013
26 comments It's official. Halsey Minor has burned up his fortune, once estimated at nearly $400 million.A spate of vanity investments and the litigation that followed appear to have pushed the high-flying...
Done deal: New owner closes on 'Landmark Hotel' property
Published on Aug 9th, 2012
13 comments According to recently filed court documents, the 'Landmark Hotel' property on the Downtown Mall has now officially changed hands. On August 8, Atlanta-based developer John Dewberry, who won the...
The Dewberry: Landmark hotel sold for $6.25M at auction
Published on Jun 18th, 2012
6 comments Waynesboro-born John Dewberry, a starting quarterback for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in the mid-1980s, and now a well-known Atlanta-based real estate developer, submitted the winning bid of $6....
Do I hear $3.6M? Landmark Hotel bidders chosen w/o Lee
Published on Jun 14th, 2012
10 comments If developer Lee Danielson had any hope of making the winning bid for the shell of the Landmark Hotel he helped erect with partner Halsey Minor, they were dashed today. A document filed in the US...
Firm type, board measurement
Published on Jun 14th, 2012
0 comments • Last week's story, "Landmark move: Hotel shell bids due in early June," misstated the type of subcontractor that attorney Bill Shmidheiser represents. His client that worked on the Landmark hotel...
Landmark move: Hotel shell bids due in early June
Published on Jun 4th, 2012
2 comments As Williamsburg-area officials prepare one Halsey Minor mansion for sale and as the embattled internet financier himself tries to unload his San Francisco version of the Petit Trianon along with his...
Indigence plea: Halsey Minor's assets don't include cash
Published on Aug 19th, 2011
21 comments Halsey Minor has filed an "affidavit of indigence" in a Georgia court, another sign of the embattled millionaire's dwindling fortune. But has he really gone the way of squatters camping in his...
Free at last? Govt-owned bank wins control of Landmark hotel
Published on Jan 20th, 2011
26 comments Minor and Danielson at the 2008 groundbreaking. FILE PHOTO BY JAY KUHLMANN Three years after ground was broken and two years after lawsuits began flying, the towering skeleton of the planned...
On Architecture: 2010 year in review- Lawn and Monticello widen, 'cabin' rises
Published on Dec 22nd, 2010
11 comments Here's the grass. But is it a 'lawn'? FILE PHOTO BY TOM DALY While private sector construction nearly ground to a standstill in 2010, thanks to that bit of trouble American banks have been having,...
Danielson trumped: Minor wins in Landmark hotel arbitration
Published on Jul 1st, 2010
18 comments Minor and Danielson during happier times at the groundbreaking of the Landmark. FILE PHOTO BY JAY KUHLMANN Back in February, some may have scoffed when liquidity-challenged business tycoon Halsey...
Snap o' the day: Still closed
Published on Jun 21st, 2010
1 comments No pedestrian access makes for a challenging business climate. PHOTO BY LISA PROVENCE Second Street SE construction still is boxing in businesses like The Box. Its owner, Chas Webster, couldn't get...
Hotel homeless? Police investigate Landmark squatting
Published on Jun 18th, 2010
59 comments Looming presence: Mayor Dave Norris at the dedication ceremony for the Mall re-bricking project last year. FILE PHOTO BY DAVE MCNAIR City officials had once hoped the Landmark Hotel would attract...
Boxed in: 'War zone' on Mall hurting businesses
Published on Jun 13th, 2010
37 comments For over two years, The Box and other business on 2nd SE have endured constant construction. PHOTO BY CHAS WEBSTER Chas Webster figured that by now there’d be a lovely outdoor patio space and a...
Christie's toppled: Jury hands Minor $8 million victory
Published on May 22nd, 2010
29 comments Minor just won a big one. FILE PHOTO BY JAY KUHLMANN After a two-week trial in a federal court in San Francisco, jurors have awarded Internet millionaire and Charlottesville hotel builder Halsey...
Danielson-Minor feud: Two trade barbs after arbitration
Published on Apr 27th, 2010
59 comments Minor and Danielson have traded lawsuits over their unfinished Landmark hotel. FILE PHOTOS BY HAWES SPENCER, JAY KUHLMANN After a week spent inside some Omni hotel conference rooms putting on...
Tower tangle: Judge limits Minor suit against Danielson
Published on Feb 18th, 2010
22 comments The Tyvek tower flaps in the breeze on the day of the hearing. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER; FILE PHOTOS JAY KUHLMANN The tussle over the unfinished Landmark Hotel entered a new chapter Wednesday, as...
Courthouse steps: Minor facing million-dollar foreclosure
Published on Dec 1st, 2009
41 comments "This may be a squeeze-play to get him out of the farm," says real estate expert Gibson, "but I don't think he's gonna be homeless." FARM PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER; FILE PHOTO JAY KUHLMANN Halsey Minor...
Fraud dismissed: But Halsey Minor wins refiling right
Published on Nov 20th, 2009
23 comments "It was not a 100 percent victory," says Danielson's attorney, Connor Crook. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER "The truth is out there," said the lawyer fighting for a right to re-file the high-profile hotel...
Lawsuits galore: Minor v. Danielson hearing Friday
Published on Nov 19th, 2009
16 comments Minor and Danielson during happier times at the groundbreaking of the Landmark. FILE PHOTO BY JAY KUHLMANN Lawyers for formerly entwined hotel-makers Halsey Minor and Lee Danielson will be in court...
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