The City Square Steakhouse
Wooster's Germania Hall was built by Frank C. Gerlach, Harry Kinkler and Lewis Straub in 1878 in the Italianate style of architecture. The first shops to occupy the space were a butcher shop and a saloon. The building was later home to Freedlander, an independent downtown department store that was in business until 2009.
Backstory and Context
In 2007 Liberty Market Properties bought the property and with the help of a group of investors and restaurateur Mike Mariola, the company refurbished the building and opened the City Square Steakhouse in 2008.
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