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George RR Martin Spends $2.7M to Turn a Santa Fe Bowling Alley Into an Art Center

What is George R.R. Martin up to when he’s not writing the next installment of his megahit fantasy series Game of Thrones? Apparently, he’s buying up property in New Mexico and investing in alternative art spaces. Hyperallergic reports that last week the author made a second property investment in Santa Fe—the first was the recently reopened Jean Cocteau Cinema—and put $2.7 million toward the purchase of Silva Lanes, a 33,000 square-foot bowling alley that closed in 2008.

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