The Scotia Inn is among the earliest commercial buildings within the town. The size and positioning of the building exemplifies its significance as part of the entry experience or gateway to Scotia.
The complex provides a commanding view of the town, the commercial, institutional and industrial centers. The front facing façade of the Scotia Inn presents decorative ornament typical of its architectural period, the 1920s construction boom in Scotia. Adjacent to the Inn a broad lawn with mature landscaping and a pastoral, park like setting compliments the 3 story building which has been beautifully maintained. The first story spans rows of windows flanked by square column moldings which give way to a spectacular paneled lobby. The entry has a one story high central porch trimmed with symmetrical pillars. The grand porch of the Scotia Inn is elevated several feet above the ground and extends to both sides of the classic façade providing access to the building through multiple sets of French doors with transom lights on each side.
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