History of the Hotel Fire
of The Fire
Owns The Winecoff?
over 20 years of vacancy and decay, Dillard Winecoff LLC
purchased the hotel in 1998 relying on several city financial
incentives. However, not only were they not able to secure
that support but they are now being heard by the Supreme
Court of Georgia where they are claiming wrongful foreclosure
and mortgage fraud therefore making them the legal owners
of the hotel.
The Winecoff Today
October of 2007, the hotel was renovated by new owner, Kelco/FB
Winecoff, and is now the The Ellis Hotel, a post modern
boutique hotel designed to appeal to savvy business travelers.
It is named after Ellis Street which runs along it's north