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The Radisson Hotel gave the largest donation Habitat for Humanity has ever received for its ReStore, which is a secondhand center that helps pay for housing construction and rehabilitation projects.
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The Radisson Hotel gave the largest donation Habitat for Humanity has ever received for its ReStore, which is a secondhand center that helps pay for housing construction and rehabilitation projects.

It's the largest donation the charity has ever received for its ReStore, which is a secondhand center that helps pay for housing construction and rehabilitation projects. Bathroom and kitchenette sinks, countertops and towel racks are among the items to go first.

Although the county approved the plan for the six-story hotel in 1990, land use officials nixed its opening after it was discovered it was a third larger than authorized. Delaware Park later bought the hotel and put millions into repairs and updates but eventually scrapped the idea.

It was sold at a loss in December for $15 million to Hersha Hospitality Trust, which is now converting the building into a Sheraton.

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