Greetings From Akron, Ohio

Greetings from Akron

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

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Young's Resort on Mud Lake, Akron, Ohio

Louis Young’s Resort

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South Main Street looking North

South Main Street

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Howard Street - Looking up North Hill, Akron, Ohio

Howard Street – Looking up North Hill

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Akron Ohio's Union Station

Union Station

This was Akron’s second Union station. Although an attractive structure,…

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Robinson Clay Products, Akron, Ohio

Robinson Clay Product Company

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Robinson, Richard Whitmore, and Thomas…

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Summit County Court House, Akron, Ohio

Summit County Court House

The Summit County Courthouse is located at 209 South High…

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Flat Iron Building

Flat Iron Building

Akron’s Flatiron Building was located at Howard and Main Streets…

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Goodyear Rubber Company, Akron, Ohio

Goodyear – Rubber Company

IN 1889, with just 13 employees, Goodyear production began. The…

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Akron Baptist Temple, Akron, Ohio

Akron Baptist Temple

Million Dollar Akron Baptist Temple. 2314 Manchester Road in South…

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Log House, Silver Lake, near Akron, Ohio

Silver Lake – Old Cabin

Silver Lake Park had several log cabins, like the one…

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Greetings from America's Rust Belt

America’s Rust Belt

Following World War II, Akronites faced difficult financial times. The…

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Springfield Lake, Ohio

Pavilion – Springfield Lake

The Springfield Lake Pavilion was used for many social functions,…

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Main Street, looking North

An early view of Akron’s Main Street complete with streetcar,…

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Masonic Temple, Akron, Ohio

Masonic Temple

Built by the Freemasons in 1917 for their business and…

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Ferrying across the Glens, Cuyahoga Falls, near Akron, Ohio

Gorge – The Glens

Carved from the earth nearly 12,000 years ago, the Gorge…

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E. Market Street, Akron, Ohio

East Market Street

Not even the streetcars are operating on this quiet morning…

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B. F. Goodrich Company - Akron, Ohio

B. F. Goodrich Company

In April 1967 the URW walked off of jobs at…

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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

Patriotism is on display as Akronites turn out for a…

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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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