The Alder Inn was once known as the Aldergrove Hotel when it opened in 1948. The building has been shut down since a Sept. 20 fire. (Black Press files)

POLL: Should the Alder Inn be preserved?

The fire-damaged building has an uncertain future

The Alder Inn suffered a serious fire this autumn, and now the status of the Township-owned building is uncertain as it sits mostly empty.

Dating back to the late 1940s, the Alder Inn has been one of the minor landmarks of Langley’s easternmost neighbourhood for decades. But is it historic enough to be worth keeping?

READ MORE: The Alder Inn: ‘Should it be saved?’

Local historians and Township councillors have varying opinions on the building. Now owned by the Township, it has housed residents, restaurants, cafés, and, most notoriously, a strip club.

What do you think about preserving the building, or getting rid of it?


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