The assets at 551 Ponce de Leon Avenue has been a great deal of factors because it was 1st developed in 1929. It’s been the Garner-Wallace Hotel and the Ponce Scholar Suites. It was even home to the very first locale of MJQ. In early 2021, it will be reborn yet again, this time as as Wylie Resort.
Wylie Hotel is a venture of Mainsail Lodging & Growth, whose portfolio features attributes in Florida and the British Virgin Islands. Mainsail was captivated to this certain home for the reason that its Old Fourth Ward spot implies shut proximity to Ponce Town Market and the BeltLine Eastside Path, suggests Alan Rae, normal supervisor. Rae is common with chic, intown renovated boutique lodges, acquiring opened the Hotel Clermont in 2018.
The building the moment housed Mrs. P’s in its basement, an LGBT-pleasant cafe that ultimately became a homosexual leather-based and western bar the late 1960s. Wylie Hotel ideas to have a basement restaurant dubbed Mrs. P’s Bar and Kitchen area, which will provide Southern food stuff. Rae claims that potential programming provided at the lodge may fork out more homage to the building’s historical past. “We have not talked through the precise particulars but we’re thinking of a brunch-large focus [for the restaurant], and accomplishing some points that form of symbolize the former heritage of Mrs. P becoming in the basement of the making and hosting Atlanta’s very first drag clearly show,” says Rae. “So we expect it to be most likely a small little bit flamboyant but absolutely pleasurable.”
The developers totally renovated the 111-area property, with a new search that Rae suggests is traditional and charming, showcasing a colour palette with hues like blue, blush, clay, “green velvet,” and “sour cream.” Every single area will have its have personal aptitude. The hotel will also function touch-absolutely free check out-in as very well as an app, Intelity, that lets guess to “control their encounters.”
As for how Wylie sets itself aside from the close by Resort Clermont, “Well, we really do not have a club in the basement for a start out,” Rae laughs. “We like to explain it as Hotel Clermont’s more refined more mature sister. It’ll feel a whole lot a lot more household, a little bit homey.”