Television Park, downtown Augusta home of WJBF, sold

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The longtime home of WJBF-TV 6 (ABC) was bought Tuesday for $700,000 by TelPark Partners LLC.

Both Television Park -- the familiar yellow, 15,000-square-foot building at 10th and Reynolds streets in downtown Augusta -- and its parking lot were listed by Blanchard and Calhoun Commercial Properties for $975,000. WJBF has operated out of the Reynolds Street location for more than 50 years.

The new owners will lease the building to WJBF at least through October as the television station moves its studio to a new location in the Augusta West Shopping Center on Augusta West Parkway, according to TelPark Partners.

WJBF has permission to extend the lease if necessary.

TelPark Partners officials said they are exploring options to redevelop the property with at least two groups. They have not determined whether the building will be torn down, but said the studio building would be difficult to adapt for office or commercial space.

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Crime Reports and Rewards TV
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Crime Reports and Rewards TV 09/07/11 - 09:02 pm
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Shame to think they would

Shame to think they would tear that building down:o( It's got recording studios and 50 yrs of memories...

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 09/07/11 - 09:27 pm
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Yes indeed - and 50 and some

Yes indeed - and 50 and some years ago I lived directly across the street from WJBF - after first arriving in Augusta. Tearing it down would indeed be a huge shame. It is a landmark!!!

LuvMyTown
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LuvMyTown 09/08/11 - 12:45 pm
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Cool building. Hope it can

Cool building. Hope it can live for another use.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 09/08/11 - 01:42 pm
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I think Deke wants the land

I think Deke wants the land to build a parking deck for the ballpark.

Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 09/08/11 - 01:45 pm
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This shows the downtown real

This shows the downtown real estate market is not in the toilet. In fact, there is no excuse for the Georgia Properties Commission to keep sitting on the Golf Hall of Fame property. They should obey the will of the legislature and auction the property off to the highest bidder post haste.

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