$4 Million Was Price Tag For Chunk Of Tennessee Temple Campus

Thursday, March 6, 2014

The sale price for a chunk of the Tennessee Temple University campus was $4 million, according to the register of deeds office.

The purchaser was Redemption to the Nations, a church that last May bought three buildings at the site in Highland Park. That purchase of buildings totaling 79,688 square feet at 1906-1908 Bailey Ave. was for $3.1 million.

The earlier sale included the Chauncey-Goode Auditorium, Phillips Chapel, and the Hancock Building - 3.3 acres.

The new deal includes 700 S Hawthorne St, Kirby Ave 807 S. Orchard Knob Ave 809 S Orchard Knob Ave 811 S Orchard Knob Ave 811 S Beech St 1919  Vance Ave 1917  Vance Ave 1915  Vance Ave 1913  Vance Ave 1911  Vance Ave   Vance Ave 1901  Vance Ave 1900  Kirby Ave 1918  Kirby Ave   Kirby Ave   Union Ave   Union Ave 1908  Union Ave 2000  Vance Ave 2003  Anderson Ave 910 S Beech St.

Tennessee Temple is making plans to move to property of Woodland Park Baptist Church in Tyner.


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