PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Strip District concert venue Altar Bar will be closing next month.

The last concert will be played on July 31.

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The Strip District nightclub and concert venue is in the process of being sold.

The building is the former St. Elizabeth Church.

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Altar Bar owner Mike Pitterich told our news partners at the Post-Gazette, “I chose to sell the building because I wanted use my assets elsewhere. I’m trying to build a new steel mill and I need some cash.”

The buyer is expected to use the facility for a different purpose.

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All shows that were scheduled after July 31 will be moved to the Rex Theater on the South Side.