|Brothers hope to make old Ohio park a concert site|
|Written by Associated Press|
|Wednesday, 16 October 2013 08:21|
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — A company formed by two brothers wants to build a concert venue at the northeast Ohio site of a long-abandoned amusement park that once hosted Creedence Clearwater Revival, Neil Diamond and other big names.
The Medina Gazette (http://bit.ly/19DOb5Q ) reports Scott and Brian Jones grew up spending summers near the Chippewa Lake Amusement Park, which closed in 1978. Their company, Flying Cages, is seeking investors for a multimillion-dollar, 8,000-seat venue at the site.
Scott Jones says he's watched as the property and left-behind remnants of rides deteriorated over time.
A previous plan by a developer to turn the site into a hotel and culinary school failed during the recession.
The president of the company that owns the park wouldn't comment on the plan except to say there's no activity now.
Information from: The Medina County Gazette, http://www.medina-gazette.com
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