Vintage Structures | The Ohio Bell Building

words by Mark Schweitzer, photos by Charlotte Gintert It was the boom before the bust. Akron in 1929 — before the stock market crash in October of that year — was truly a city on the rise. The 1920s had ... Read More...

Vintage Structures | Hilbish Homestead

words by Mark Schweitzer, photos by Charlotte Gintert Traveling through Akron’s densely packed older neighborhoods and busy commercial streets, it may be hard to visualize that much of it was once farmland.... Read More...

Outdoor Gems | Cascade Locks Park

words and photos by Anthony Boarman In the late 1820s, a small village called Cascade was founded north of the original plat of Akron by Eliakim Crosby. Crosby helped to create a bustling area of industry p... Read More...