PITTSBURGH (AP) — A $7 million foreclosure petition has been filed against Pittsburgh's August Wilson Center for African American Culture.
Dollar Bank filed its petition in Allegheny County Court on Thursday and asked for expedited appointment of a receiver, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review (http://bit.ly/177Zd47 ) reports.
Dollar claims the center is $7.06 million in default of its mortgage, and is asking that the Center be placed in receivership. The Wilson Center opened in 2009, but ended fiscal 2013 with a $1.8 million deficit.
The Sheriff's Office says no date has been set for a foreclosure auction.
Board member Sala Udin tells the paper that the board of the non-profit center is aware of the issue. Wilson was born in Pittsburgh, and a New York city theatre is named after the Pulitzer-prize winning playwright.