Vintage Structures

Vintage Structures | WAKR-TV

words and photographs by Charlotte Gintert If you ever noticed what looks like an old movie theater on Copley Road and didn’t know the story behind it, well, I have some fun Akron trivia for you!  T...

Vintage Structures | The Charles R. Grant House

Reporting and writing by Mark Schweitzer; Photos by Charlotte Gintert When most people visualize the “Queen Anne” architectural style, they probably think of something like the home at 110 Merriman Road, ju...

Vintage Structures | The Interbelt Nite Club

words and photographs by Charlotte Gintert In Akron, there are buildings which are precious to us because of what they represent. These structures' architecture may be unremarkable, but their location, purp...
Vintage Structures Linda Theatre

Vintage Structures | The Linda Theatre

words by Mark Schweitzer, photos by Charlotte Gintert It's one of many nostalgic images from America's 20th century past: Families, young couples, or maybe kids on a Saturday afternoon walking over to the n...
Vintage Structures St. Thomas

Vintage Structures | St. Thomas Hospital

words and photographs by Charlotte Gintert Normally at this time of year, Akron would be anticipating the annual arrival of thousands of visitors. Many of them come by motorcycle and their collective roar t...

Vintage Structures | The Charles W. Seiberling House

Local mansion Tri-Acre is for sale, formerly owned by Goodyear co-founder words by Mark Schweitzer, photos by Charlotte Gintert The best thing about this month’s Vintage Structure is that it can actually...

Vintage Structures | The Guggenheim Airship Institute

words by Mark Schweitzer, photos: by Charlotte Gintert 11/07/2018 For years, most of Akron has known it as The Haunted Laboratory. The four-story Art Deco structure at the top of Triplett Boulevard, overloo...

Vintage Structures | Cobble-Cote

words and Photographs by Charlotte Gintert 09/22/2018 I get asked all the time, “Which is the oldest house in Akron?” The answer is, we’re not 100% sure. The Summit County Historical Society’s John Brow...