Paul E. Werner’s Residence
While Akron’s most famous names were building their fortunes in rubber, Paul E. Werner had created a publishing empire that spanned the globe. Changes to international copyright laws lead to a series of suits against Werner’s publishing company. While he won most of the suits, the cost was high and ultimately toppled his vast empire. For…
East Market Street Residence
Although difficult to recognize today, East Market Street was once home to the area’s wealthiest and most influential residents. From industrial tycoons to the political elite, East Market was where they called home.
Residence – W.B. Miller
Mr. Miller served as the Secretary and Sales Manager for the Diamond Rubber Company in 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…