Goodyear Finally Sells Lake Property - Tire Review Magazine

Goodyear Finally Sells Lake Property

After two years on the market, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. was finally able to sell its Wingfoot Lake property near Akron.

The 540-acre lake and 150-acre park area was acquired by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Wildlife for a reported $3.2 million.

The sale does not include the tiremaker’s blimp port and hangar there.

The state plans to open the park to the public by mid-2010.

In 2007, Goodyear announced plans to sell the property as part of its financial plans.

Once a company-only facility, the complex includes picnic shelters, playgrounds, ball fields and courts, a miniature golf course and driving range, boat docks, and a snack bar. (Tire Review/Akron)

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