Once owned by a dog, the Sandcastle Hotel is for sale

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Posted: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 10:44 am | Updated: 5:13 pm, Wed Dec 4, 2013.

LIDO KEY, FL - When "The Queen of Mean" Leona Helmsley died, she left her famous hotel on Lido Beach to her dog Trouble.

Trouble called the Sandcastle home until his death in 2011.  Now, the Helmsley Charitable Trust is putting the building up for sale.

ABC 7 Reporter Rebecca Vargas will bring you what will become of the iconic property tonight on ABC 7 News at 5.

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1 comment:

  • sandcastle posted at 8:44 pm on Sun, Dec 8, 2013.

    sandcastle Posts: 1

    My father and his brother built the Sandcastle (motel) in 1950. We have many wonderful family memories from that time and still, occasionally visit.

     

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