“Not even the owner of Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa in Hot Springs, one of the most iconic structures in Arkansas, could convince an order of Benedictine Sisters to halt their plans to demolish the almost 100-year-old St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith.
“A statement from the CEO of Sky Capital Group, which owns the Arlington Resort Hotel & Spa, regarding St. Scholastica Monastery in Fort Smith and posted to the Arlington’s Facebook Page Friday (June 3) left many on social media speculating if the historic building on Albert Pike could be saved from the wrecking ball. The Benedictine Sisters of Scholastica Monastery confirmed Monday (June 6) that demolition plans are still in place.
“The Arlington’s post contained a statement from Al Rajabi, CEO of Sky Capital Group, in which he said he wanted to speak on the topic of historic preservation….”
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