Skip to content

Sprawling space in Macedon to be converted into performing arts center by Alicia Keys, husband

The large, multi-building complex, located on a hill overlooking Route 31 in Macedon will soon change the Town forever.

The former Jindal Films building at 729 Route 31 has a proposal to host a new Art and Music Campus.

There had been some interest in the building previously, but another deal fell through. That was before a report of a helicopter flying over the building about a month ago. It was heard that the helicopter landed at the Canandaigua Airport and a limousine took an unidentified man to the Macedon building. At the time, the man claimed the complex was perfect and just what he/they were looking for.

Nothing happened until a week ago, when Macedon Engineer Scott Allen said the paperwork landed on his desk. “We hit the lottery”, exclaimed Allen. It was then that Scott learned the unidentified man was Kasseem Dean, professionally known as Swizz Beatz, the husband of singer Alicia Keys.

Read more from The Times of Wayne County