As Peoria developer Gary Matthews officially took ownership of the downtown Pere Marquette hotel, a huge yard sale is announced. If you've always wanted an escalator, you can buy the hotel's for just $50,000. Also for sale are everything from televisions to toilet seats from the historic lodging. The sale begins this morning at 10 O'clock. The sale will continue until everything is gone with sale hours scheduled daily till 6pm. Pictures, and frames are expected to go fast as bargain hunters pounce on the opportunity to buy a piece of Peoria history.
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