Developer May Buy Urban League Center in Downtown Binghamton
The Broome County Urban League is preparing to sell its Binghamton community center to a developer who owns dozens of other properties in the city.
The organization moved its administrative offices out of the Carroll Street building in September. The operations are temporarily housed on Walnut Street on the West Side.
The community center was built just over 40 years ago for a reported cost of $300,000. The property has been listed for sale with an asking price of $289,000.
Real estate agent Robert Harkness said the site is under contract for possible sale to Isaac Anzaroot. Harkness indicated it could be some time before the deal closes.
Anzaroot could not be reached for comment and his associate, Conan Cerretani, said he was not aware of plans to purchase the Carroll Street property.
Urban League president Jennifer Lesko did not return a call for comment on the potential sale and the group's future plans.
The Urban League administrative offices are expected to be relocated to the former Boys and Girls Club building in Endicott.
During an interview on WNBF Radio's Binghamton Now program Tuesday, Broome County Executive Jason Garnar wouldn't discuss the previously-announced move. But he did say he expects information about it will be released this week.
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