There are many things to do and see in Youngstown, which is home to a variety of museums. The Butler Institute of American art was established in 1919, and it is known as the first museum in the country to be dedicated to American Art. The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor preserves the area's history of steel production, which dominated the city's economic life for much of the 20th Century. This museum is housed in a building that resembles a steel mill, and it even sports smoke stacks. If you are a fan of live music, you may want to check out Powers Auditorium. A former movie palace, the building serves the city as the main music venue; it is home to the Youngstown Symphony Orchestra. Classical, country and pop music are some of the sounds you can hear when you visit the Powers Auditorium.

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If you are looking for a great place to raise a family, Youngstown, Ohio, might be the right city for you. Located 10 miles west of the Pennsylvania State Line, the city, which offers multi-family homes, townhouses and condominiums, was ranked fourth in a 2012 poll conducted by for the best U.S. cities to raise a family. Low crime, good schools and property rates were all factors in achieving this high ranking.

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