Chanutes historic Tioga Hotel sold
CHANUTE A Florida businessman, Caleb Walsh, purchased the Tioga Hotel in downtown Chanute and Big Hill Lodge near Cherryvale. Walsh provides affordable housing and has apartment complexes in nine states. The Tioga has 55 rooms with 16 kitchenettes on six floors, with three ballrooms and three commercial kitchens. It was built in 1929 and has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1990. It had been vacant for four years.