That’s a lot of money. It sounds like, however, that it will come from insurance and not tax dollars. One can hope, but I won’t hold my breath.
While a final tally has yet to be determined, last month’s tornado did about $100 million in damage to the Georgia World Congress Center, the head of the facility said Thursday.
But through speedy efforts to make the building usable, the entire facility will be open for the first time April 28, Dan Graveline, executive director of the convention behemoth, told members of the Atlanta Convention and Visitors Bureau, which markets the city as a convention and tourism destination.