A pair of Helena entrepreneurs plans to bring what they bill as the city’s first boutique hotel to the site of the long-shuttered Memorial Park Apartments on Lyndale Avenue.
Karli Mosey and AshLy Tubbs have fostered a meaningful business and personal relationship, previously creating a subscription-based gift box service that they said has given them the courage to reach higher.
That higher reach is a proposed 12-room luxury hotel with a mid-century modern aesthetic that could offer Helena-centric vacation packages and local small business-supplied amenities.
“We want to find creative ways to show people the best of Helena, from the coffee in their mugs to the shampoo in the showers,” Tubbs said Tuesday.
AshLy Tubbs, left, and Karli Mosey, pair of Helena entrepreneurs have proposed building a 12-room boutique hotel on the site of the now shuttered Memorial Park Apartments.
ERIC SEIDLE, Independent Record
Mosey detailed the project’s early plans during a pre-application meeting Monday afternoon with the city of Helena Planning Division.
The hope is to begin asbestos abatement and demolition of the existing structure as early as