Kent State University's Board of Trustees agreed Wednesday to buy another property in the neighborhood west of campus in order to expand the Esplanade into downtown Kent.
The board voted to buy the house at 213 S. Willow St. from the Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority for its appraised value of $200,000. The house sits on about 0.27 acres.
The buy will bring Kent State's total spent on property for the project to about $9.1 million. It will be the 43rd property acquired for the Esplanade expansion.
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