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 Akron Airport Terminal

words by Mark Schweitzer, photos by Charlotte Gintert It may seem hard to imagine now, but in the early days of passenger flight, Akron was a primary airline connection point. In 1938, it was the only sched...

Vintage Structures | Forest Lodge

words and photos by Charlotte Gintert There was a time when ice skating was a favorite pastime of Akronites during the winter season. Outdoor ice skating ponds could be found here and there around the city,...

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 ...

Vintage Structures | The Story of 75 North Case Avenue

words and photographs by Charlotte Gintert A unique building that has stood for the majority of Middlebury’s history sits on the corner of North Case Avenue and Dublin Street.  Decay has set in. Th...

Vintage Structures | The Carnegie Building

words and photos by Charlotte Gintert The Main Library had a couple of homes before arriving at its current location on South High Street. Its first home was on the northeast corner of High Street and East ...