COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — The YMCA of Central Ohio is working with the Columbus Downtown Development Corp. on a deal to buy its aging Downtown YMCA building at 40 W. Long St.

The two currently are negotiating a deal for the CDDC to take ownership of the building by January, YMCA CEO Tony Collins told us.

The terms of the deal, including a purchase price, have not been finalized.

The YMCA has been working for several years to find a new life for its downtown building, which had been in operation for nearly 100 years.

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