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Friday Funny: Picnic Basket Building for Sale

Is Yogi the Bear in the market for a commercial property?
July 15, 2016, 7am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"Employees of the Longaberger Company have been moving out of their famous offices in Newark, Ohio, and into new digs on the site of the company's manufacturing plant in nearby Frazeyburg," according to an article by Craig Hlavaty.

The famous building is a large version of a basket that resembles the baskets manufactured by Longaberger. Just 19 years ago, the company spent $32 million to construct the building. Now the company "owes nearly $600,000 in back taxes on the building," so "a prospective buyer could likely snag the architectural conversation piece for just under $1 million," writes Hlavaty.

A seven-story basket will soon be unoccupied in Ohio. (Image by Flickr user Rob Rhyne)

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Published on Thursday, July 14, 2016 in Houston Chronicle
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