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Summit County Jail, Akron, Ohio

Summit County Jail

Built in 1902, the old jail was located between High Street and S. Broadway Street in downtown Akron. Inside were living quarters for the county sheriff and cells for up to 100 prisoners. The stunning sandstone building was destroyed in 1965 and replaced by the new City-County Safety Building.  

Summit County Jail, Akron, Ohio

County Jail

Built in 1902, the old jail was located between High Street and S. Broadway Street in downtown Akron. Inside were living quarters for the county sheriff and cells for up to 100 prisoners. The stunning sandstone building was destroyed in May 1965 and replaced by the new City-County Safety Building.

Summit County Jail, Akron, O.

Summit County Jail

Looking nothing like a jail, this stunning structure was erected in 1902. Inside the sandstone walls were living quarters for the county sheriff and cells for up to 100 prisoners. In 1965 the building was destroyed to make way for the new City-County Safety Building.

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