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Canton Officials Break Ground On Centerpiece Hotel Of Pro Football HOF Village

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 26 / 17

Officials in Canton yesterday broke ground on a "new four-star, football-themed hotel," a centerpiece of the emerging Johnson Controls Pro Football HOF Village, an "elaborate playground for sports fans," according to Susan Glaser of the Cleveland PLAIN DEALER. The new hotel, scheduled to open in sum...

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