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Scientologists buy historic building

Title: Scientologists buy historic building
Date: Thursday, 12 August 1993
Publisher: St. Petersburg Times (Florida)
Author: Wayne Garcia
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The Church of Scientology now owns one of this city's most historic storefront buildings but might not for long if it completes a land-swap deal. The Los Angeles-based Church of Scientology Religious Trust bought the J. D. Baskin Building, 115 S Garden Ave., in June for $500,000 from Imre and Anne Tozser of Clearwater, courthouse records show. The [Jefferson Davis] Baskin building, Scientology's 14th purchase in Clearwater, is being traded for a parcel controlled by the Indiana-based Mitchell Foundation, said Richard ... [Read the rest at]