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Radio Station WADC = Home of CBS in Akron, Ohio

WADC Radio

The WADC building was completed May 6th, 1949. The entire second floor was occupied by Radio Station WADC, which was established April 8th, 1925, and was owned and operated by Allen T. Simmons. In 1929 the station’s announcer was George F. Houston. According to 440.com, other on air personalities included: News –¬†Ken Hildebrand¬†1932, DJ –Brooks…

Akron Tower Motor Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Akron Tower Motor Inn

Magnificently modern in concept, comfort, convenience – 200 luxury rooms – Free inside parking – Swimming pool – Restaurant. 50 West State St. Akron 8 Ohio Telephone: 762-0451 Teletype AK84

The United States Post Office, Akron, Ohio

Post Office

The United States Post Office was located at the corner of E. Market and Prospect Streets. It was completed in 1929 at a cost of $565, 000. Akron was on the Cleveland-Akron-Columbus-Cincinnati and Louisville Air Mail Route.