AKRON, Ohio — The city of Akron will soon be home to a new entertainment district, after city council members approved a resolution at Monday’s meeting.
Council members voted to approve the creation of the new East End entertainment district, spanning about 80 acres at the site of the former Goodyear headquarters. The district will be the third entertainment district in Akron, but the first outside of downtown.
Zack Milkovich, the Ward 10 councilperson, said he can’t wait to see the redevelopment in the area.
“I grew up not too far from here, and I remember back as a child, this used to be such a vibrant area,” Milkovich said. “These buildings that we stand under here are legendary to the city of