Bowery redevelopment

Canton downtown in the 1930s
TIM RUDELL / Canton Museum of Art

2019 is shaping up to be a busy year for northeast Ohio cities and towns trying to revitalize themselves. At least two dozen have turnaround plans in place, including Akron and Canton where between them more than $100 million is in play for reinventing their downtowns.

Royal Docks Brewing company evening outside
Royal Docks Brewing Co., Canton, OH

Akron’s Bowery redevelopment project may have its first tenant. A fast growing Stark County craft brewer wants to open a location in the renovation district.