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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O'Neil's Department Store, Akron, Ohio

O’Neil’s Department Store

The O’Neil’s department store featured large display windows along the…

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St. Bernard's School and Church, Akron, Ohio

St. Bernard – School and Church

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

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Entrance to Grace Park, Akron, Ohio

Grace Park

The mass exodus of manufacturing did more than destroy Akron’s…

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Church of Our Savior, Akron, Ohio

Church of Our Saviour – Savior

Located at 471 Crosby Street in Akron, OH, Learn more:…

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The City Hospital of Akron, Akron, Ohio

City Hospital

DeRoo, a native of The Netherlands, and longtime resident of…

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Imperial 400 Motel, Akron, Ohio

Imperial 400 Motel

The Imperial 400 motel chain was founded in 1959. Properties were…

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St. Mary's Catholic Church, Akron, Ohio

St. Mary’s Catholic Church

Although the current church building opened in 1916, the history…

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Goodyear Factories, Akron, Ohio

Goodyear Factories

“The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company, one of the largest…

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The USS Akron over the New Y.M.C.A. Building, Akron, Ohio

YMCA – Airship Akron

The YMCA building was constructed to give people a place…

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Great Western Cereal Company - Mother's Oats, Akron, Ohio

Great Western Cereal Company

“Oatmeal is the Cereal beefsteak. It is the very thing…

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Train from Chautauqua Park to Silver Lake Park, Akron/Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Chautauqua Park – Train to Silver Lake Park

The Miniature Railway at Silver Lake Park was a 15 in gauge miniature railway opened…

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Kelly Springfield Tire Company, Akron, Ohio

Kelly-Springfield Tire Company

The company was founded in 1884 by Edwin S. Kelly and fellow…

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The Wm. Christy Residence, Akron, Ohio

Wm. Christy Residence

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