Slave Theater Auction Cancelled; Building in Contract?

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    This just in: The foreclosure auction of the historic Slave Theater at 1215 Fulton Street in Bed Stuy scheduled to take place yesterday at 2:30 pm was cancelled at the last minute, according to a statement released by New Brooklyn Theater, which is attempting to buy the building by raising funds on Kickstarter. The group reports that it hears the building’s owner, Rev. Samuel Boykin, is in contract with a potential buyer. “We have not heard from the Reverend Boykin in several days,” said New Brooklyn Theater Artistic Director Jonathan Solari.
    Nonprofit Turns to Kickstarter to Buy Slave Theater [Brownstoner]
    Foreclosure Auction Set for Slave Theater [Brownstoner]
    Slave Theater Vacated, but Questions of Ownership Linger [Brownstoner]
    Bed Stuy’s Slave Theater Still Looking for Buyer [Brownstoner] GMAP
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