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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Silver Lake Bath House, Akron, Ohio

Silver Lake Park – Bath House

In 1874, Ralph H. Lodge bought Silver Lake (all the…

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High School, Akron, Ohio

Akron High School

This beautiful piece of architecture was the city’s high school.…

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East on Market Street from Main Street, Akron, Ohio

East on Market Street, from Main Street

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Campus Scene at Akron University, Akron, Ohio

Akron University

The University of Akron was founded as Buchtel College in…

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Akron Gospel Tabernacle church, Akron, Ohio

Akron Gospel Tabernacle

A Shelter in the Time of Storm.

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Peoples Hospital Akron, Ohio

Peoples Hospital

Construction on the first building was completed on March 1,…

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Dining room at the Portage Hotel, Akron, Ohio

Portage Hotel – Dining Room

The elegantly appointed dining room in the Portage Hotel.

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Strand Theater, Akron, Ohio

Strand Theater

The Strand Theatre opened on September 2, 1915 with “The…

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Allen Theatre WADC Broadcasting Station, Akron, Ohio

Allen Theatre WADC Broadcasting Station

WADC broadcasting studios located in the Towell Cadillac Building. WADC…

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Central Garage, Akron, Ohio

Central Garage

A testament to just how fast automobiles has grown in…

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Summit Feeder, Near Akron, Ohio

Summit Feeder

For much of the early 1900’s, the Summit lake area…

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North Howard Street, Akron, Ohio

North Howard Street

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City Hospital - Published by S.H. Knox Co. Akron, Ohio

City Hospital

It began as a dream by Boniface DeRoo, a Dutch…

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Plant of the B. F. Goodrich Co., Akron, Ohio.

B. F. Goodrich Company

On December 31, 1870, Goodrich formed the partnership of Goodrich,…

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A Beautiful Residence, Akron, Ohio

Beautiful Residence

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Goodyear Airdock with airships, Akron, Ohio

Airdock – Goodyear blimps

At 1,175 feet long,  325 feet wide, and 211 feet…

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Goodyear Research Laboratory

Goodyear Research Laboratory

Built during World War II, the multi-million dollar Research laboratory…

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Entrance to Glendale Cemetery, Akron, Ohio

Glendale Cemetery – Entrance

Akron’s Glendale Cemetery was established in 1839 by Dr. Jedediah…

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Main Street, Akron, Ohio

Main Street Looking South

Postcard view of Akron’s Main Street from Market Street looking…

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Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. – Aeroplane View

“The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is one of the…

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