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Beset by lawsuits, Sylvia Center to close its doors

Landlord claims arts nonprofit owes money

Sylvia Center for the Arts will lose its lease at 207 Prospect St. in Bellingham and will close permanently later this year. The building's owner sued Sylvia Center in 2019 for failing to pay its share of the cost of building improvements.
Sylvia Center for the Arts will lose its lease at 207 Prospect St. in Bellingham and will close permanently later this year. The building's owner sued Sylvia Center in 2019 for failing to pay its share of the cost of building improvements. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Faced with insurmountable financial problems — including a lawsuit from its landlord — Bellingha
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