Sale of Lerner Building approved

A development group has stepped forward to buy downtown’s Lerner Building at 16th and Harney Streets right as the City of Omaha is trying to revitalize 16th Street.┬áThe City Council on Tuesday approved the sale of the city-owned property for $157,500 to Dicon Inc., an Omaha construction company working with Seldin Co. on a redevelopment project.