Proposed new hotel in Duluth Heights roils rural neighbors – Duluth News Tribune

DULUTH — Plans for a new 168-room hotel just east of Kohl’s have been placed on hold for now.

Earlier this week, the Duluth Planning Commission voted 6-0 to table action on a plan review for the proposed four-story hotel at the corner of Sundby Road and West Page Street, after listening to a number of neighbors’ concerns about the impact the development could have on the surrounding rural community.

Ben Fye, who lives across the street from the site of the would-be hotel, expressed his fears the development would intrude on his family’s privacy. “The plans call for a