State Representative Anthony DeVitis (R-Green) joined other Summit County officials and business leaders in giving remarks at the Triangle Building Ribbon Cutting Ceremony this week.  The ceremony took place at the Triangle Building located at 180 S. Main Street in Akron.


The World War I era Triangle Building was originally part of the Firestone Tire and Rubber Manufacturing campus, which eventually ceased to produce as a factory and fell into disrepair.  With a $24 million investment made possible through partnerships with Summit County and historic tax credits from state and federal governments, the restoration and construction of this historic, iconic building is now complete.


“Streamlining county government to provide multiple services under one roof not only makes life easier for our residents, but it is also projected to save taxpayers $10 million,” said Rep. DeVitis. “The opening of this new facility is a win-win for everyone in Summit County.”


The building will begin serving a new role housing government offices for the county’s Job and Family Services Department, Sanitary Sewer Services, Board of Revision, Human Resources, Summit County Land Bank, Summit Soil and Water Conservation District, Physical Plants, and Records Center and Archives over the next 20 years.  The county anticipates saving over $10 million in the Department of Job and Family Services compared to the cost of staying in their former buildings.


In addition to Representative DeVitis, remarks were given by County Executive Russ Pry, Akron Mayor Daniel Horrigan, Congressman Tim Ryan, Congresswoman Marcia Fudge, and State Senator Frank LaRose, among others.

 
 
 
  
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