Rome, Cherokee Lodge Project

Closing Date: December 7, 2006
On December 7, 2006, the Foundation closed a $250,000 loan to the Rome Downtown Development Authority for the acquisition and renovation of the historic Cherokee Lodge building in downtown Rome. The Lodge, built in 1901, was originally designed for, and used as, a Masonic lodge.

Project Details

Loan Recipient
Downtown Development Authority of the City of Rome

Real Estate of Rome, LLC

Project Cost

GCF Loan Amount

DD RLF Loan Amount, if any

Project Use
Foundation Project Impacts
299 New Downtown Businesses
1728 New Jobs Downtown
$147 Million in Private Investments
8 Cultural Facilities
288 Downtown Housing Units
157 Hotel Units Downtown
1,352,805 Redevelopment Floor Area sf
200,267 New Construction sf