Category: Homes

Amelia Flats Apartment Building, Akron, Ohio

Amelia Flats Apartment Building

This five-story apartment building (built 1901), stood on Park Street across from Grace Park and overlooked the city’s Union Station. Amelia Flats was one of Akron’s earliest apartment houses. Constructed by Horace B. Camp as upscale apartments in a neighborhood where Akron’s elite families lived. Neighbors would have included names like Barber, Buchtel, Firestone, Hower, and…

Residence of Senator Charles Dick, Akron, Ohio

Residence – Senator Dick

“Charley” Dick was elected to the United States House of Representatives by a special election in 1898 and served until he resigned in 1904, having been elected to the Senate to fill the vacancy created by the death of Marcus A. Hanna. He served until 1911, when he lost a bid for a second term. While in Congress, Dick became one of the…