The First National Bank building will be converted to a hotel and contemporary art museum as part of a $38 million project.
The First National Bank building will be converted to a hotel and contemporary art museum as part of a $38 million project. Herald-Leader
The First National Bank building will be converted to a hotel and contemporary art museum as part of a $38 million project. Herald-Leader

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April 15, 2012 12:00 AM

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.