BoxSpot Ribbon Cutting

The BoxSpot at East 81st Street and Kinsman Road, a shipping container shopping center project developed by Burten, Bell, Carr Development, Inc., celebrated its Grand Opening event on Oct. 17th. Festivities included remarks from several guests, lunch, and a performance from the Anton Grdina cheerleaders and community drumline.

Mayor Frank G. Jackson, BBC Executive Director Tim Tramble, Ohio Finance Fund CEO Diana Turoff, Village Capital Corporation President Dione Alexander, Ward 5 Councilwoman Phyllis Cleveland, and BBC Board Treasurer Dr. Michael Schoop were among those who spoke at the ribbon cutting event.

The BoxSpot has utilized a series of recycled shipping containers arranged as an open-air market to feature local small businesses, providing an affordable alternative to brick-and-mortar establishments.

Photographer: 
Ruggero Fatica