Memorial Hall was given to Hamilton County as a gift from Soldiers and Sailors. It is a beautiful public amenity. I took the picture below during a concert offered by the Queen City Concert Band for Veterans Day. It is serving it's purpose, as a public gathering place for public and patriotic events. In addition, they have expanded it's use by allowing it to be rented for weddings and receptions.
Should the county only own buildings that are functional for the Courts, Auditor, Engineer and the Sheriff, but nothing else? Should the County to own a building like this? I think so. Its not like the County owns many buildings like this. It is unique:
Who would buy it anyway? I think this article is a non-story, unless there is some plot to sell it to 3CDC to help with their parking garage problem.
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