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Bounce’s New Generator Nods to Akron’s Past While Looking to Build the Future

5/22/2019
Akron Beacon Journal/Ohio.com

The Bounce Innovation Hub’s first floor Generator space is open for business in Akron.  What had been long-empty warehouse space dating back to the days of a once thriving tire-making complex is now repurposed with an eye to the entrepreneurial future.

And it retains a strong Akron-y feel by showcasing the work of nearly 80 local artists and makers who created and put together 160 original works including furniture and decorations, made with locally sourced materials including some from the former tire factory.

Bounce on Wednesday took the wraps off its now-finished $3.5 million renovation project and attracted hundreds of people to a daylong open house and grand celebration that stretched into the evening inside the former B.F. Goodrich building.

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