Local art, historic photos give new Mercantile hotel a Missoula-grown feel

Local art, historic photos give new Mercantile hotel a Missoula-grown feel

CORY WALSH, MISSOULIAN | When the new Mercantile Hotel opens up to the public on Friday, they’ll see an interior design that reflects the past and the present, in part through a contemporary art program.

The hotel, a Residence Inn by Marriott built by HomeBase Partners, hired Radius Gallery to commission work throughout the building.

Andy Holloran, HomeBase project developer, said they wanted to build a hotel that was unique to Missoula “to pay tribute and recognize the great history that this corner and this building has had over decades.”

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