Famed ‘Silence of the Lambs’ house is up for sale

The house used as the home of psychotic killer Buffalo Bill in the 1991 film<em> The Silence of the Lambs</em> is on the market. (Photo: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
The house used as the home of psychotic killer Buffalo Bill in the 1991 film The Silence of the Lambs is on the market. (Photo: AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

The house which staged the horrifying denouement in horror classic The Silence of the Lambs is up for sale.

Located at 8 Circle Street, in Perryopolis, Penn., just an hour from Pittsburgh, the house is in the Queen Anne style of Victorian architecture.

It boasts four bedrooms, several reception rooms on the ground floor — most of which were used as sets in the 1991 movie — and a kitchen diner, which was also featured on screen.

As for the basement, there’s sadly no giant pit with a basket pulley system for lowering lotions and so forth, but there is a cold cellar section which did appear in the film.

It also sits in 1.76 acres of land, along the Youghiogheny River.

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Chicago’s famed Second City comedy theater is now fully up for sale

CHICAGO — In June, in an attempt to take the fall for internal turmoil, Andrew Alexander, the longtime co-owner of Second City, announced plans to remove himself from the famed comedy theater and put his share up for sale. On Tuesday, a Los Angeles-based investment bank put the whole institution up for sale. Second City is a mainstay of Chicago’s famed theater scene but also is a for-profit, live-entertainment operation devastated by a forced closure.

“What we are seeking is critical reinvestment in the business that will allow us to continue to grow in the right ways and with the right resources while remaining an oasis of speaking truth to power and providing vital human connection in an increasingly complex world,” Alexander said in a statement released by the bankers, Houlihan Lokey.

“I do think the plan to sell the whole company presents the opportunity for Second City to continue

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Chicago’s famed Second City comedy theater is now fully up for sale

In June, in an attempt to take the fall for internal turmoil, Andrew Alexander, the longtime co-owner of Second City, announced plans to remove himself from the famed comedy theater and put his share up for sale. On Tuesday, a Los Angeles-based investment bank put the whole institution up for sale in its entirety. Second City is a mainstay of Chicago’s famed theater scene but also is a for-profit, live-entertainment operation devastated by an enforced closure.



a person standing in front of a building: A man walks past the Wells Street entrance to Second City in Chicago in August. The famed comedy theater is now entirely up for sale.


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A man walks past the Wells Street entrance to Second City in Chicago in August. The famed comedy theater is now entirely up for sale.

“What we are seeking is critical re-investment in the business that will allow us to continue to grow in the right ways and with the right resources while remaining an oasis of speaking truth to power and providing vital human connection

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California Firefighters Make Stand to Save Famed Observatory, Homes | Top News

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Crews fought on Tuesday to defend homes and the famed Mount Wilson Observatory from California’s biggest and most dangerous wildfire, standing their ground at a major highway between the flames and populated areas.

The Bobcat Fire, which broke out Sept. 6 in the Angeles National Forest north of Los Angeles, has already blackened an area larger than the city of Atlanta and its rapid spread prompted worried law enforcement officials to call for new evacuations on Monday evening.

Once home to the largest operational telescope in the world, the Mount Wilson Observatory, which sits on a peak of the San Gabriel mountains near vital communications towers, said in an update that almost all the forest around it had burned.

Firefighters overnight kept the Bobcat from breaching containment lines near the observatory and were preventively burning vegetation ahead of the fire along state Highway 2, which runs

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