It was the last downtown hotel when it closed, according to one website I read and trusted, since there wasn’t any reason not to. The page said the hotel had been converted to student housing, and that seems to be the case. The hotel was three stories tall.

Because they spelled Publick with a k, they were obliged to have an old-time mascot - in this case, a drunken Leprechaun who stole a magic carpet.