The Honolulu Museum of Art puts historic Spalding House property on market for $15M
The Honolulu Museum of Art put its Spalding House property on the market for $15 million, officials said.
Elite Pacific Properties announced the opening of the sale Tuesday, The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported.
The museum’s board of trustees decided over the summer to sell the historic property in Honolulu’s Makiki Heights area to maintain focus on its main campus about 2 miles (3 kilometers) away, officials said.
“This is a beloved property with a storied history in Hawaii,” museum Deputy Director Allison Wong said in a statement, calling Spalding House “a piece of art and community history.”
Honolulu Academy of Arts founder Anna Rice Cooke built Spalding House in 1925 as a residential property, naming it Nuumealani, or Heavenly Terrace.
Cooke’s daughter Alice Spalding acquired it in 1934 and in 1968 the property was purchased by the…
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