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Former hotel to see rebirth as church

Title: Former hotel to see rebirth as church
Date: Saturday, 15 October 2005
Publisher: Sacramento Bee (California)
Author: Bob Shalitt
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Another downtown landmark has been sold and targeted for remodeling. But the 76-year-old Ramona building at Sixth and J streets won't become office condos or upscale housing. It's becoming a church - the new area center of the Church of Scientology, known for celebrity members such as Tom Cruise, John Travolta and Kirstie Alley. The church just completed acquisition of the Spanish-style, five-story building, paying $4.75 million - in cash - to an investment group headed by Harry Gerdes. The Ramona ... [Read the rest at]