A man and his aunt have bought an historical Youngstown mansion. They plan is to renovated it — and live in it. I first told you about it last month. Six weeks later it has been sold. New developments tonight on the mansion at 260 Tod Lane. [A28]27VR2 NEW DEVELOPMENTS-SG [A29]20170331 MANSION SALE 27-PK It was February 17th — when we first brought you the story of 260 Tod Lane. 15 rooms — 58-hundred square feet — for 76- thousand-900 dollars –that no one wanted to buy. Well Monday — Rob Osborn and his Aunt Lisa Murphy bought the mansion for 73- thousand dollars cash. Osborn’s 38, and lives a few blocks away with his wife and daughter. His Aunt lives in Wooster — and has renovated several historic homes. Osborn told me by phone today — he plans to make it a “showpiece of Youngstown history.” Kathy Szmaj lives around the corner. Her house on Fifth Avenue is on the National Register of Historic Places. That was SH-MY’s reaction when she learned the Tod Lane mansion had sold. She’s also excited about what it’ll mean for the neighborhood. When realtor Harold Penwell took me through the house — he estimated 60 to 80 thousand dollars to renovate it. But there was no mold — and no water damage — two big pluses. I asked Rob Osborn — the new owner — about the old boiler in the basement. Osborn plans to keep it — saying he plans to save as much history as he can. Kathy Szmaj knows what he’s up against. [A30]20170331 MANSION SALE 27-TAG 260 Tod Lane was built in 1918 by the Wicks — and later sold to the Hirshbergs and Hartzells — all prominent Youngstown families.