Hower Building Fire, Akron, Ohio

Hower Building Fire of 1909

On May 18, 1909, a fire in the seven-story Hower…

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Akron Terminal Airport, Akron, Ohio

Airport Terminal

In 1942, one of the area’s worst aviation accidents occurred when a Martin…

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Amelia Flats & Union Station, Akron, Ohio

Union Station – Amelia Flats

Amelia Flats was the first of two apartment building constructed by…

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Northern Ohio Railway Bridge

Railway Bridge Over Ohio Canal

With a train in the background a sunken canal boat…

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Louie Youngs Hotel at Feeder, Akron, Ohio

Louie Young’s Hotel at Feeder

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North Hill M.E. Church, Akron, Ohio

North Hill M. E. Church

North Hill M.E. Church, Akron, Ohio

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Ohio Building, Akron, Ohio

Ohio Building

This is the Ohio Building in Akron, Ohio. In this…

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First Baptist Church, Akron, Ohio

First Baptist Church

Founded in 1834, First Baptist has a long history of…

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Akron High School, Akron, Ohio

Akron High School

Akron’s first high school was located on Forge Street, between…

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New Dam at the Gorge, Akron/Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Gorge – Dam

The dam was built in 1911-1912 by the Northern Ohio…

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High School, Akron, Ohio

Akron High School

The high school was located on Forge Street, between College…

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Akron Baptist Temple, Akron, Ohio

Akron Baptist Temple

The Akron Baptist temple first opened in 1934 with 14…

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The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company – Great Factory

Goodyear had its initial public offering and was listed on…

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P.E. Werner Residence, Akron, Ohio

Paul E. Werner’s Residence – West Market

Before Rubber made the city, Akronite Paul E. Werner was…

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Public Library, Akron, Ohio

Public Library

Akron’s first permanent library had a remarkably short relationship with…

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Greetings From Akron

Greetings From Akron

Back in the days when horse-drawn carriages ruled the roads,…

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Summit Beach Park, House of Fun, Akron, Ohio

Summit Beach Park – House of Fun

Akron’s Summit Beach Park opened its doors in 1917 and quickly…

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Peoples Hospital

Construction on Akron’s new hospital was completed in 1915. The…

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Union Station, Akron, Ohio

Union Station “depot”

The city’s second Union Station was built in 1891 and…

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Findley Elementary School, Akron, Ohio

Findley School

This beautiful structure was designed by architects Harpster & Bliss.…

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Akron High School, Central High School, Akron, Ohio

Akron High School

The high school was located on Forge Street, between College…

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Werner Publishing Company, Akron, Ohio

Werner Printing Company

The Werner Printing Company established its dominance in the world of…

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City Hospital

In 1989 Akron’s City Hospital and St. Thomas Hospital merged…

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Construction of U.S.S. Akron, Navy Airship

Inside USS Akron – ZRS-4

Men at work on duralumin framework of U.S.S. Akron –…

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City Hospital, Akron, Ohio

City Hospital

“The City Hospital of Akron, founded in 1892, is a…

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