The sacred pinball mecca (AKA The Warehouse, AKA Carnegie Pinball Hall, AKA “That Building”, AKA “the place where all the banners are, AKA other nicknames I haven’t made up yet) is up for sale.
Pinball fans, we have outgrown the PAPA facility! (But those of us with cars who dare to try to park there already knew that. ^_^ )
… the PAPA World Pinball Championships, has exceeded the facility’s capacity for the past several years. Consequently, the headquarters is being put up for sale on the commercial real estate market, effective immediately, with a transaction expected to close sometime after the PAPA 20 event this month. Replay Foundation will not be reducing the size of its collection, nor are there plans to discontinue the PAPA World Pinball Championships.
“We recognize that our followers have thirteen years of nostalgia and great memories of the headquarters, but the facility has hit its limits in terms of attendance and logistics, and of course parking was always a nightmare,” said Kevin Martin, chairman of Replay Foundation. “We are very optimistic about the continued growth of our events and the PAPA brand, and we look forward to making further announcements regarding PAPA 21 and next year’s Circuit Final.”
Press release incoming!
Link to the rest of the press release:
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