The Barcelona City Council has ruled out the purchase of the Teatro Principal and El Molino due to the high price of the buildings. Finally, the government team has decided to give up with this initiative initiated with the owners of the two facilities to probe a possible acquisition.
As explained by the Deputy Mayor of Culture Jaume Collboni in the Committee on Social Rights, Culture and Sports, the City Council “we have held talks with the owners of the two buildings, but under current conditions and prices are not available Of acquiring them, “that is why the purchase option for both properties has been ruled out, but efforts will continue to be made so that both buildings remain cultural facilities.
In reference to the negotiations of El Molino began a couple of months ago and the owners saw with good eyes that the room passed to municipal hands to be able to continue with the work of implantation of the neighborhood. Having discarded the purchase, Collboni assures that his team will continue the work to make all the necessary steps to maintain the cultural use of this property.
On the other hand, the deputy mayor says that the main theater that is currently in disuse will become a focus of irradiation of the culture that wants to take the walk in Barcelona.