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Council votes to sell former Cumberland site

Written June 22nd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The former site of the historic Cumberland Church in Albany will go to Baldwin General Contracting, which owns the property next door.


Still for sale: Vacant Cumberland lot

Written May 25th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The city of Albany is hoping to sell the former site of the historic Cumberland Presbyterian Church, a property that the Public Works Department acquired in 2000 for $150,000. But as of today, the vacant lot is still for sale.


Long saga’s next step: Fill the hole and sell it

Written October 23rd, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Having gotten rid of the old Cumberland Church by giving it to a nonprofit that paid to get it moved away, the city of Albany now has to deal with the hole that was left behind.


Sale of old church: Council agrees

Written February 9th, 2015 by Hasso Hering

So yes, Good Samaritan Ministries Albany will get a chance to take on the project of restoring the crumbling Cumberland Presbyterian Church at 401 Main Street, but not right away. First there is the city land-use permitting process to overcome, and that’s expected to take three to four months.


 
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