Negresco hotel will endure after owner's death, say Nice locals
The flamboyant owner of the seafront Negresco hotel in the French city of Nice died at the age of 95 on Tuesday, plunging the future of the pink-domed Riviera landmark into uncertainty. But locals and those who knew her say the hotel will live on.
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