For decades the vacant Amerock building has sat as an eyesore on the edge of downtown Rockford. Rusting, crumbling, fenced off from the public, Amerock is a towering reminder of Rockford blight.
It's why Rockford aldermen were met with an ovation two years ago after giving Wisconsin developer Gorman the green light to turn the building into an Embassy Suites otel and conference center.
But fast forward to 2016, and nothing has changed except that a Gorman trailer now sits on the site.
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