At a time before automobiles ruled the streets, most of Akron’s leading stores, theaters, and hotels were located along South Main Street. Trolley’s and horse carts added to the bustle of downtown.
Patriotism is on display as Akronites turn out for a celebration on South Main Street.
“South Main Street is the main thoroughfare in Akron. Most of the leading stores, theaters, and hotels are located on this street. It is the dividing line for cross streets, all numbered running east and west start from here. State Routes Nos. 8, 18 and 36 pass through South Main Street.” – Federman’s, Shulans, Bear’s,…
Interurban cars are lined up outside the Hamilton Building on South Main Street. It’s another busy day in Akron.
A quiet afternoon on Akron’s South Main Street. As trolley #208 works it’s way through the streets.
Ohio National Guard Armory in Akron, Ohio