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Scientology church gives Clearwater's Fort Harrison Hotel a $40M makeover

Title: Scientology church gives Clearwater's Fort Harrison Hotel a $40M makeover
Date: Sunday, 22 March 2009
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Mike Brassfield
Main source: tampabay.com

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[Picture of interior] [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times] [Caption:] The Crystal Ballroom at the Fort Harrison Hotel houses a 12,000-crystal chandelier. The hotel opened 82 years ago as the New Fort Harrison Hotel, and was a focal point of the community during the Great Depression and World War II. CLEARWATER — Marble floors from Spain. Gold leaf painted on elaborate crown moldings. Richly colored carpets from South Africa. Decorative plaster cornices. A 12,000-crystal chandelier for the ballroom. The Church of Scientology ... [Read the rest at tampabay.com]