On Saturday, July 3 Times-Tribune reporter Jim Lockwood wrote how local developer John Basalyga purchased the Red Carpet Inn at the corner of Franklin Avenue and Mulberry Street in Scranton. The Red Carpet Inn started out as a Holiday Inn when it opened back in 1963.

You can read about Basalyga’s plans for the property here – https://www.thetimes-tribune.com/news/business/basalyga-buys-rundown-red-carpet-inn-suites-in-downtown-scranton/article_e1595eee-cf14-58af-b64f-eed28ad06aa6.html

Here are few images from our archives dealing with the Holiday Inn –