Women sad, angry over sale of nonprofit Ohio home

CINCINNATI (AP) — For more than 100 years, the Anna Louise Inn in downtown Cincinnati has been a safe and serene home for thousands of women.

But the women recently lost a two-year fight with a Fortune 500 company determined to buy their 104-year-old property and turn it into a boutique hotel.

Now the women will have to leave.

While most of the 60 women living at the Anna Louise are relieved that the fight with Western & Southern Insurance Group appears over, they also feel sad and angry.

The women say Western & Southern acted with greed and violated their rights.

Company CEO John Barrett has said the Anna Louise Inn no longer belongs in the beautiful downtown neighborhood they share, and that a hotel in its place will be an economic boon for the city.

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