Landmark Building Sold; Plenty of Work, Not Enough Tradesmen - The Business Journal

What started as a short week after the Labor Day holiday on Monday ended with a major development Friday: The landmark First National Bank building in downtown Youngstown has been sold for $1.37 million.

Don Thomas, managing partner of Platz Realty Group, couldn’t provide details, but he said the new owners have a “broad plan” and “there’s a lot of opportunity for renovation.”

On the subject of Youngstown renovation projects, the city’s Board of Control approved entering into a professional services agreement with the Youngstown Neighborhood Development Corporation to provide an additional $100,000 for renovation of the former Foster Theater.

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