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Gabe's Tower Owensboro, Kentucky

From John Lumea (more information can be found at his website).

John Lumea: NIMBYopolis

"In late 1963, Gabe Fiorella completed construction of Owensboro's first tall building. There, on the southern edge
of the little world Gabe was building at 18th and Triplett Streets, Gabe's Tower Inn a 13-story cylinder of a hotel, clad in a rainbow of pastel-painted panels was a slice of Miami in western Kentucky. By the time I was a kid in the early 1970s, Gabe's Tower swimming pool at the top; restaurant-in-the-round just below; and still rising alone
from a field of one- and two-story houses was the
undisputed marvel of Owensboro Kentucky."

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I DON'T GIVE OUT LOCATIONS.  I DON'T KNOW IF THE BUILDINGS ARE FOR SALE.  I DON'T KNOW IF THE BUILDINGS ARE STILL STANDING.





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