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Greyhound Inn

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What used to be a bus stop at an old Greyhound station just north of Downtown, Tyler is now lodging for visitors to explore what the Rose City has to offer.
Built in the early 30s to bring passengers in and out of Tyler as a local bus station, it’s now a boutique hotel to providing visitors a place to stay downtown.
With nine distinct rooms and contactless check-in/out, they’ve preserved the past while offering modern comforts for a unique stay.

Fun Facts:
1932 – French Market & Beauty Salon
1946 – Trailways Bus Station
1980s – acquired by Greyhound and remained a bus station until 2019

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Historic Timeline

1917 - Sam Eisen, a local peddler, returns to Tyler and reopens his market

1921-1938 - John Campbell owns and manages the Hotel Tyler

1932 - Union Bus Station/Campbell Building constructed in downtown Tyler. John Campbell develops the Campbell Building, deeded by his parents. Parisian Beauty Salon occupies retail Sam Eisen moves Eisen’s French Market into the Campbell Building

1937 - Sunshine Trailways and Dixie Trailways become part of the Trailways system

1939 - Dixie Motor Coach Corporation acquires Sunshine Bus Lines in East Texas

1945 - Dixie Motor Coach Corporation and Sunshine Bus Lines merge into Dixie-Sunshine Trailways

1946 - World War II brings expansion to the bus transportation industry in East Texas. Parisian Beauty Salon relocates to the upper story during the building's renovation for the bus station

1947 - The building was renovated when purchased by Dixie Sunshine Trailways from local businessmen Bert Wilkinson and Max and G.L. Kirkpatrick

1950's - Delay in modernizing the bus industry due to the growth of the automobile industry in East Texas

1960's - Greyhound and Continental Trailways operate as major national bus lines in Tyler

1980's - Exterior of Union Station/Campbell Building in downtown Tyler covered

1990's - Long-distance bus industry remade, serving over 4,000 East Texas communities

2020 - Greyhound Lines, Inc. sells their building

2023 - Building renovation is complete and Greyhound Inn opens, adding a new chapter to its history in downtown Tyler, Texas..

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