Greetings From Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

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

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Office and Factories of the B. F. Goodrich Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio.

B. F. Goodrich Rubber Co.

Goodrich ran television and print ads showing an empty blue…

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St. Bernard's Church, Akron, Ohio

St. Bernard Church – Interior View

Construction on the current church building began in 1902, and was…

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Parade on South Main Street, Akron, Ohio

Parade on South Main

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Old Maids Kitchen, Gorge, Cuyahoga Falls/Akron, Ohio

Gorge – Old Maids Kitchen

Once known as Old Maid’s Kitchen, the site can be…

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Diamond Rubber Company Main Building

Diamond Rubber Co. Main Building

The Diamond Rubber Company was a manufacturer of vehicle tires…

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Second National Bank, United States Express Company, Akron, Ohio

Second National Bank Building

The main building was home to the Second National Bank, but…

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First Central Trust Tower

First Central Trust Tower

In 1904, the Akron-based Central Savings Bank merged with the…

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Viaduct, Akron, Ohio

Viaduct

Designed by Howard, Harrington & Ash of Kansas City, this…

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Howe Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Howe Hotel

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Y.W.C.A. Akron, Ohio

YWCA – Akron

In 2005, after 104 years of service to the community,…

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Lower and Higher Bridges over the Cuyahoga River, Akron, Ohio

High Bridge – Cuyahoga Falls / Akron

Lower and Higher Bridges over the Cuyahoga River. The Lower…

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Main Street looking North, Akron, Ohio

Main Street Looking North

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Main Street looking North, Akron, Ohio

Main Street looking North

Before the rubber giants moved away, Akron’s Main Street was…

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Colonial Salt, Halo, Kenmore, Akron, Ohio

Colonial Salt

Construction of the Colonial Salt plant began in 1899 and…

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Steamer Chautauquan, on Silver Lake, near Akron, Ohio

Steamer on Silver Lake

The steamboat Chautauquan sails the quiet evening waters of Silverlake.

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First Congregational Church and Parsonage, Akron, Ohio, U.S.A.

First Congregational Church and Parsonage

First Congregational Church dates back to 1833. In 1834 the…

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Furnace Street Mission, Akron, Ohio

Furnace Street Mission

“The Brightest Spot in the Underworld” – Originally founded by the…

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High School, Akron, Ohio

Akron High School

Home of the Central Wildcats, Akron (Central) High School was…

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Entrance to Union Park, Akron, Ohio

Union Park

In 1848, Col. Simon Perkins, son of Akron’s founder, gave…

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Swimmers at Summit Beach Park, Akron, Ohio

Summit Beach Park – Early Bathers

A trio of adventurous swimmers brave the cold to be…

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Greetings from Akron, Ohio

Greetings From Akron

Akron is the fifth-largest city in Ohio and is the…

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Akron School - Samuel Findley, Akron, Ohio

Samuel Findley School

Akron’s Samuel Findley School was built in 1906. The building was…

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Silver Lake Railway at Night, Akron/Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Silver Lake Park – Miniature Railway

An evening train ride through the Silver Lake Park on…

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Firestone Tire and Rubber Co., Akron, Ohio

Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.

In its first year of operation, the Firestone grossed more…

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German American Hall, Akron, Ohio

German American Hall

Funded by Werner Printing and Lithograph Company’s founder, Paul E.…

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