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  • The Brooklyn Lyceum building

    The owner of the financially-strapped Brooklyn Lyceum said that the arts haven could turn into a Duane Reade or a condominium complex unless he can avoid an upcoming foreclosure auction, DNAinfo reported. Eric Richmond acquired the 8,000-square-foot building at Fourth Avenue and President Street in 1994 and converted it from a crack den into a creative space for aspiring artists, which has seen performances from musicians such as Fiona Apple and Jose Gonzalez. But a lengthy dispute with an architect has left the building with more than $5 million in liens. … [more]

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  • The Brooklyn Lyceum building

    The headquarters of the Brooklyn Lyceum in Park Slope, a former public bath house used as a café and theater space, is slated to hit the foreclosure auction block later this month, PropertyShark.com shows. The Lyceum’s owner, an LLC headed by Lyceum founder Eric Richmond, is facing an outstanding lien of $5.05 million on the property, which Richmond converted to a cultural space in the 1990s. A final foreclosure judgment on the property was granted by a New York State Supreme Court judge in September. The building will be auctioned Feb. 28 at 360 Adams Street in Brooklyn. [more]

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