LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - One of West Lafayette's busiest gateways is one step closer to getting a brand new hotel.
The Area Plan Commission (APC) approved a proposal for a Hampton Inn and Suites at the intersection of Tapawingo Drive and State Street, across from Wabash Landing.
It's a $12 million project that will have 105 rooms and parking spaces.
The project was continued from last month's APC meeting.
Assistant Director of the APC staff Ryan O'Gara said the details of a public plaza space still need to be worked out, but are ready to go.
"Hotel ownership will build the foundational space for the plaza," said O'Gara. "Then the city will come back soon afterwards and actually build the plaza elements, the hardscaping, the landscaping, whatever they have in mind."
O'Gara said a consultant from Indianapolis is working on the design of the plaza.
West Lafayette city council will vote on the hotel at its meeting on Sept. 3.
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