Terms of the deal for 6211 E. Grand Avenue were undisclosed.
"We had several developers interested in tearing down the church and building either apartments or townhomes, but the neighborhood would not support it," said Lane Kommer, an associate in Henry S. Miller Brokerage's land division, in a written statement. "It really came down to finding the right user."
That new property owner was found in Reconciliation Academy, who plans to retain the building's architectural details and redevelop it with a new community-centric purpose. And the new campus gives the academy room to grow, said Leonard Brannon, CEO and superintendent of Reconciliation Academy.
"The first year we are doubling our student population and offering classes from prekindergarten to fifth grade," Brannon said, in a written statement. "The future is bright for CityScape. We predict CityScape will serve more than 700 children and offer classes up to the ninth grade."
The school recently began enrolling for the 2014-15 school year.
Candace Carlisle- Dallas Business Journal