| The Repository
JACKSON TWP. A six-acre complicated that is dwelling to the La Pizzaria companies in the Belden Village space is on the market.
The still-operating restaurant and banquet services are positioned in three buildings on three parcels of land on the southwest nook of Dressler and Hills and Dales roads NW.
The providing is tied to an ongoing foreclosures case in Stark County Widespread Pleas Courtroom.
The motion was initiated in April 2018 by Gref Dressler LLC. It claimed that property proprietor, LDV Properties, had defaulted on a mortgage issued two years prior — and now owed $4.5 million. Stark County Treasurer Alex Zumbar’s workplace then filed foreclosures actions towards LDV Properties, citing $531,00zero in delinquent actual property taxes.
The court docket finally granted the foreclosures, then rolled all of the actions into one case.
The La Pizzaria companies — which hint their roots to a Canton restaurant relationship to 1949 — have continued to function all through the authorized proceedings. Its services, together with a renovated well being membership constructing, are a preferred venue for internet hosting the whole lot from wedding ceremony receptions and banquets to highschool promenade actions.
In April, the court docket had appointed a third-party receiver to guard the property. Just lately, Scott Williams, of Keller Williams Chervenic Realty in Stow, was enlisted by the receiver to aim to promote your complete complicated.
“It is a … stunningly stunning a part of the neighborhood,” Williams stated.
Though property proprietor LDV Properties and the La Pizzaria operations all are linked to the Vuksanovich household, a sale wouldn’t embody the La Pizzaria title or companies.
A wall plaque contained in the restaurant commemorates the storied historical past of La Pizzaria. First positioned on Trump Avenue in Osnaburg Township, it was pressured to shut in 1998 for the widening of U.S. Route 30.
The plaque was written by Louisa Vuksanovich, who primarily re-founded the restaurant within the Belden Village space:
“La Pizzaria was established in 1949 by mother & Muffy Valentine. In 1973 mother’s son Dino, his spouse Terry and their three youngsters turned the second era of homeowners. In 2002 Dino and Terry’s daughter Louisa, her husband Rudy and their daughter Nella rebuilt The La Pizzaria.”
Rudy Vuksanovich declined remark for this story. Neither an lawyer for the mortgage-holder, nor the court-appointed receiver returned cellphone calls in search of remark for this story
The three properties, and their sale costs are: 4733 Hills and Dales Street NW, $2.75 million; 4715 Hills and Dales Street NW, $1.16 million; and 3656 Dressler Street NW, $2.three million.
Williams stated they’re obtainable individually, or as a package deal — with any sale requiring court docket approval.
Though no “On the market” indicators stand on the property, Williams is advertising the positioning on the web. The itemizing, on a industrial property web site, contains inside and exterior images of all three buildings, details about non-public showings, in addition to written descriptions.
The 4715 Hills and Dales Street constructing known as the “most ornate” of the three, with “its magnificent chandelier, exhausting wooden dance ground, customized bar, work, statues, intricately carved columns and wooden work … “
The 4733 Hills and Dales Street website is famous for its “present stopping 2 story chandelier above the dance ground … superb spiral brick murals, water fountain and lined entry on the surface. “
The Dressler Street restaurant constructing is lauded for a “gorgeous banquet room with marble columns, crystal chandelier above the exhausting wooden dance ground and raised stage.”
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