YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio — Comedian Dave Chappelle is the place to purchase a former fire station close to his Ohio hometown with strategies to turn it into a comedy club.
Fire Station at Yellow Springs, not far from Dayton, will soon be marketed to the 47-year-old celebrity’s business and become a club that can seat 140 people, the Dayton Daily News reported.
An associate of the development company board that headed the subcommittee about selling the fire station said that the band wanted somebody who’d breathe life to the channel.
“We believe this will bring a brand new category of jobs to the city,” Corrie Van Ausdal explained. “We also believed that (Chappelle) is a minority business owner, he’s got a history of using minorities and he’s somebody that has a very clear commitment to amplifying voices of color”
The final date for the sale is set for ancient 2021, stated Lisa Abel, president of the Yellow Springs Development Corp. who’s carrying out the purchase.
Chappelle resides with his family beyond the village and possesses houses in neighboring Xenia.
Back in June, Chappelle maintained a personal, outside stand-up and societal commentary functionality to some socially distant and concealed crowd in Yellow Springs. It premiered on Netflix and branded”8:46,” about the quantity of time that Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin kneeled on the trunk of George Floyd, a Black guy before Floyd expired.
A request for comment was delivered to Chappelle’s publicist.