Owner Gives Up on Selling Spike’s Firehouse on Dekalb

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After almost four years of trying, the owner of the former firehouse that most famously housed Spike Lee’s production company 40 Acres and a Mule has given up and decided to rent the two residential units out instead. Last time we wrote about it, the 6,000-square-foot building was asking $3,900,000, down from an even $6,000,000 in 2008. What was the problem (other than the price)? Bland interiors and an unfortunate location right across from the hospital entrance would be our guess.
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