Youngstown

Population
2010: 66,982, #9 in Ohio
1950: 168,330, #57 in U.S.
2010 Metropolitan Area: 565,773, #90 in U.S.
1950 Metropolitan Area: 528,498, #33 in U.S.


Setting
Youngstown, on the Mahoning River, was established in 1796 and incorporated in 1848. Today, Youngstown State University is just north of downtown.

Buildings
Tallest building: Metropolitan Tower, 224 feet (1929)

Stores
Youngstown has no downtown department stores. The city had a pedestrian mall on downtown's Federal Street for some years, but it was reopened to traffic in 2005.

Trains
Amtrak has no service to Youngstown.


Museums
The Butler Institute of American Art and the Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor are located in the downtown area.




Downtown Youngstown


Theaters
Youngstown has no downtown movie theaters. Powers Auditorium, the former Warner Theatre (1931, renovated 1969), hosts the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra and a variety of concerts. The Oakland Center for the Arts is also downtown.

Sports
The Covelli Centre (2005) has sporting events and concerts.

Map of Downtown Youngstown
Convention and Visitors Bureau