Status of church sale unclear

October 11, 2013
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The status of the purchase-and-sale agreement for the former Blessed Sacrament Church building at 365 Centre St. is unclear. Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF) entered into an agreement to buy the church building in early July from the Jamaica Plain Neighborhood Development Corporation (JPNDC) and New Atlantic Development.

HSTF and JPNDC did not respond to requests for comment on the status of the deal. A purchase-and-sale agreement typically lasts 120 days and allows the parties to vet the deal.

JPNDC and New Atlantic Development bought the Blessed Sacrament Church campus in 2005 and had planned to turn the church into condos. HSTF has said it will use the church building for community space.

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