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Watch the grand opening of BLU-tique Hotel in Akron's historic arts district

Posted at 9:49 AM, Dec 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-31 09:49:36-05

AKRON, Ohio — Akron developers and officials are hosting a ribbon-cutting to mark the grand opening of the BLU-tique Hotel in Akron’s historic downtown arts district.

The grand opening is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Watch it live below.

The 8-story, 71-room boutique hotel occupies the United Building on South Main Street in downtown Akron. The hotel will open up to the public on New Year’s Eve.

Developer Tony Troppe, Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Summit County Executive Illene Shapiro will attend the grand opening.