Greetings From Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

Seeded on the Ohio-Erie Canal, Akron was the fastest growing…

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City Hospital

City Hospital

Akron’s City Hospital was created from a fund left by…

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Howard Street looking South

Howard Street, looking South

At one time, Howard Street was one of the most…

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USS Macon, Akron, Ohio

USS Macon – PC 1 Under Construction

Sister ship of the USS Akron. Measuring an incredible 785…

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Post Office

Post Office

Opened in 1899 as Akron’s main post office, today this…

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Portage Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Portage Hotel

The Portage Hotel, located downtown at Main Street and Market…

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Elk Temple, Akron, Ohio

Elks Temple

The Elks began in 1868 as a social club for minstrel…

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Mayflower Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Mayflower Hotel

Akron’s Mayflower Hotel on Main Street Located at the corner…

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Summit Beach Park

Bathers at Summit Beach

Summit Lake was a popular summer retreat for Akron area…

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Union Cafe Bar & Lunch Room, Akron, Ohio

Union Cafe Bar & Lunch Room

The Union Cafe was located on Market street across the…

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Uss Macon under construction

USS Macon – PC2 Under Construction

The USS Macon was christened on 11 March 1933, by…

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Summit Beach Bathers

Summit Beach Bathers

Akron’s Summit Beach Park located on the shores of Summit…

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Glenn Curtiss in Hydro-Aeroplane at Summit Lake, Akron, Ohio

Lakeside – Glenn Curtiss Hydro-Aeroplane

In 1911, aviation pioneer Glenn H. Curtiss promised Akron a…

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Gorge Park, Akron, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Gorge Park

This park was wildly popular and drew huge crowds to…

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Silver Lake Park - A Trip to Rockaway, Cuyahoga Falls/Akron, Ohio

Silver Lake Park – A Trip to Rockaway

Silver Lake was a popular Akron area amusement park. The…

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DeWitt's Automobile Ranch, Akron, Ohio

DeWitt’s Automobile Ranch

Popular Akron auto dealership in the 50’s. Sold Dodge, Plymouth, Simca, Lloyds,…

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Bill Copley Buick

Bill Copley Buick

Buick dealership opened in 1948.

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Police Station and Municipal Building, Akron, Ohio

Police Station – Municipal Building

The first horseless police vehicle ever introduced in the United States was…

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Post Office Cuyahoga Falls

Post Office – Cuyahoga Falls

Post office building in Cuyahoga Falls, near Akron, Ohio.Location: 2054…

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Goodrich Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio

B. F. Goodrich Rubber Company

The B.F. Goodrich Company was founded in 1870 by Dr. Benjamin…

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Faith Church 954 Eastland Ave, Akron, Ohio

Faith Church

Faith Church was an Evangelical United Brethren church in Akron, Ohio.…

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Metropolitan Building, Lang's, Akron, Ohio

Metropolitan Building

The Metropolitan Building still stands today although its name has…

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Howard Street, South from Market Street

Howard Street

It may be unrecognizable today, but the one-time importance of…

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Silver Lake Park Entrance, Akron, Ohio

Silver Lake Park – Entrance

For 40 years, visitors to Silver Lake Park were never…

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Mill Street Viaduct, Akron, Ohio

Mill Street Looking East

A streetcar is seen ascending the Mill Street Viaduct as…

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Garfield Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Garfield Hotel

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