Summit Mall

Akron, Ohio
January 1st 2008

This once struggling suburban mall has been transformed into a lifestyle center with a new entry, façade and stores. Property updates have vastly improved the mall’s overall presence and appeal, attracting a higher caliber of tenants and creating a more compelling retail mix. A central rotunda featuring a new stone fountain acts as a beacon to draw shoppers and diners, while a new generously landscaped circular drive provides improved access. Modern materials and textures, improved lighting and signage, and revitalized plantings all combine to dramatic effect.

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