First North Building opens doors

First North Building opens doors

Hide caption New office building in Massillon opens with a nod to history. MASSILLON The First North Building opened its doors Saturday evening with a nod to the city’s hard-working past and hopes for its future growth. The two-story building at 50 North Ave. NE cost about $4.5 million to construct and is owned by Bob Gessner, the president of MCTV. Gessner said Massillon’s historic workshops, warehouses and factories — straight, square, efficient — inspired his building’s design. “They were for work,” Gessner said. “That’s what I hope the First North Building will become, a place where people come […]