Akron, OH Architecture Photos

Akron, OH has a coherent mix of architecture in its downtown which derives from historic local manufacturing wealth of companies like Goodyear rubber & tire plus Quaker Oats whose complex is now converted to Quaker Square.

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Quaker Square Inn, University of Akron. Akron, OH.Former Quaker Oats cereal factory, now a hotel. Akron, OH.Steam locomotive 1518 at Quaker Square. Akron, OH.Steam switch engine at Quaker Square. Akron, OH.
Quaker Square Inn, University of Akron (former Quaker Oats silos) (1932) (135 South Broadway). Akron, OH. On National Register.Former Quaker Oats cereal factory, now a hotel. Akron, OH.Steam locomotive 1518 at Quaker Square. Akron, OH.Steam switch engine at Quaker Square. Akron, OH.
Factory gears become decoration in Quaker Square Inn. Akron, OH.Amusing faces decorate lobby of Quaker Square Inn. Akron, OH.Summit County Court House. Akron, OH.Entrance to Summit County Court House. Akron, OH.
Factory gears become decoration in Quaker Square Inn. Akron, OH.Amusing faces decorate lobby of Quaker Square Inn. Akron, OH.Summit County Court House (1906) (209 S. High St.). Akron, OH.Entrance to Summit County Court House. Akron, OH.
Statue on Summit County Court House. Akron, OH.Statue of Charles Goodyear who in 1939 discovered vulcanization of rubber. Akron, OH.Spirit of The American Doughboy sculpture by E. M. Viquesney. Akron, OH.Senator Oliver R. Ocasek Government Office Building. Akron, OH.
Statue on Summit County Court House. Akron, OH.Statue of Charles Goodyear who in 1939 discovered vulcanization of rubber. Akron, OH.Spirit of The American Doughboy sculpture (1934) by E. M. Viquesney. Akron, OH.Senator Oliver R. Ocasek Government Office Building (1984) (161 S. High St.). Akron, OH. Style: modernism.
Municipal Building & elevated walkway. Akron, OH.Municipal Building. Akron, OH.Young Women's Christian Association. Akron, OH.The Akron Savings & Loan Company. Akron, OH.
Municipal Building & elevated walkway. Akron, OH.Municipal Building (166 S. High St.). Akron, OH.Young Women's Christian Association (146 S. High St.). Akron, OH. On National Register.The Akron Savings & Loan Company (1923) (South Main at Bowery). Akron, OH.
County of Summit building. Akron, OH.Akron Civic Theatre formerly Loews Theater. Akron, OH.The Polsky Building, formerly Polsky's Department Store, now University of Akron. Akron, OH.The Polsky Building facade. Akron, OH.
County of Summit building. Akron, OH.Akron Civic Theatre (1929) (182 S. Main St.) formerly Loews Theater. Akron, OH. Architect: John Eberson.The Polsky Building, formerly Polsky's Department Store, now University of Akron (c1930's) (225 S. Main St.). Akron, OH. Style: Art Deco.The Polsky Building facade. Akron, OH.
The Polsky Building with University of Akron logo. Akron, OH.Art Deco detail of The Polsky Building. Akron, OH.Mayflower Manor Apartments, originally opened as Mayflower Hotel. Akron, OH.Mayflower Manor apartment tower. Akron, OH.
The Polsky Building with University of Akron logo. Akron, OH.Art Deco detail of The Polsky Building. Akron, OH.Mayflower Manor Apartments, originally opened as Mayflower Hotel (1931) (16 floors) (263 S. Main St.). Akron, OH. Style: Art Deco.Mayflower Manor apartment tower. Akron, OH.
Mayflower Manor Apartments detail. Akron, OH.O'Neil's Building, formerly O'Neil's Department Store. Akron, OH.Front entrance of O'Neil's building. Akron, OH.Canal Park baseball stadium. Akron, OH.
Mayflower Manor Apartments detail. Akron, OH.O'Neil's Building, formerly O'Neil's Department Store (222 S. Main St.). Akron, OH. On National Register.Front entrance of O'Neil's building. Akron, OH.Canal Park baseball stadium (1997) (300 S. Main St.). Akron, OH.
Nightclub in former bank bd. Akron, OH.Heritage commercial building with terracotta decoration. Akron, OH.Student apartments. Akron, OH.Akron Beacon Journal building. Akron, OH.
Nightclub in former bank bd (1916) (328 S. Main St.). Akron, OH.Heritage commercial building with terracotta decoration (1919). Akron, OH.Student apartments (2009) (22 E. Exchange St.). Akron, OH.Akron Beacon Journal building (1930) (44 E. Exchange St.). Akron, OH. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Howell & Thomas.
Akron Beacon Journal building with three tiered corner tower representing the Scripps Howard lighthouse logo. Akron, OH.The Old Stone School constructed of sandstone. Akron, OH.St. Bernard's Catholic Church. Akron, OH.220 University Ave. part of St. Bernard's Catholic Church complex. Akron, OH.
Akron Beacon Journal building with three tiered corner tower representing the Scripps Howard lighthouse logo. Akron, OH.The Old Stone School (c1840) (101 S. Broadway St.) constructed of sandstone. Akron, OH.St. Bernard's Catholic Church (1902) (44 University Ave.). Akron, OH. Style: Romanesque Revival. Architect: William P. Ginther. On National Register.220 University Ave. part of St. Bernard's Catholic Church complex. Akron, OH.
Former National Inventors Hall of Fame. Akron, OH.Decorative tower outside former National Inventors Hall of Fame. Akron, OH.Facade of former National Inventors Hall of Fame. Akron, OH.AT&T building formerly the Ohio Bell Telephone Company building. Akron, OH.
Former National Inventors Hall of Fame (1995) (221 S. Broadway St.). Akron, OH.Decorative tower outside former National Inventors Hall of Fame. Akron, OH.Facade of former National Inventors Hall of Fame. Akron, OH.AT&T building (50 W. Bowery) formerly the Ohio Bell Telephone Company building. Akron, OH.
Detail of AT&T building. Akron, OH.Entrance to AT&T building. Akron, OH.Detail of decorative carvings on AT&T building. Akron, OH.West Arcade Building. Akron, OH.
Detail of AT&T building. Akron, OH.Entrance to AT&T building. Akron, OH.Detail of decorative carvings on AT&T building. Akron, OH.West Arcade Building (80 W. Bowery). Akron, OH.
Canal Square building formerly YMCA building. Akron, OH.View of Canal Square building. Akron, OH.Spire of Canal Square building. Akron, OH.Art Deco entrance of Canal Square building. Akron, OH.
Canal Square building (1930) (1 Canal Square Plaza) formerly YMCA building. Akron, OH. Style: Art Deco. On National Register.View of Canal Square building (formerly YMCA building). Akron, OH.Spire of Canal Square building. Akron, OH.Art Deco entrance of Canal Square building (1 Canal Square Plaza). Akron, OH.
First Merit Tower. Akron, OH.Top of First Merit Tower, highest building in Akron. Akron, OH.National City Center beyond Quaker Square. Akron, OH.John S. Knight Center, Convention & Visitors Bureau. Akron, OH.
First Merit Tower (1931) (27 floors) (106 S. Main St.). Akron, OH. Style: Art Deco. Architect: Walker & Weeks.Top of First Merit Tower, highest building in Akron. Akron, OH.National City Center (1969) (1 Cascade Plaza) (23 floors) beyond Quaker Square. Akron, OH. Architect: TC Architects.John S. Knight Center, Convention & Visitors Bureau (1994) (77 E. Mill St.). Akron, OH.
Cantilevered steel & aluminum 'roof cloud' of Akron Art Museum against E. Market at High St. streetscape. Akron, OH.Akron Art Museum Knight building. Akron, OH.Architectural detail of Akron Art Museum. Akron, OH.Landscaped Ohio & Erie Canal runs through downtown Akron. Akron, OH.
Cantilevered steel & aluminum 'roof cloud' of Akron Art Museum against E. Market at High St. streetscape. Akron, OH.Akron Art Museum Knight building (2007) (1 S. High St.). Akron, OH. Architect: Wolf D. Prix.Architectural detail of Akron Art Museum. Akron, OH.Landscaped Ohio & Erie Canal runs through downtown Akron. Akron, OH.
House on Lock15 of Ohio & Erie Canal. Akron, OH.Historic Mustill Store on Lock 15 of Ohio & Erie Canal. Akron, OH.Remnants of Lock 15 cut into solid rock on Ohio & Erie Canal. Akron, OH.View of the old Ohio & Erie Canal. Akron, OH.
House on Lock15 of Ohio & Erie Canal. Akron, OH.Historic Mustill Store on Lock 15 of Ohio & Erie Canal. Akron, OH.Remnants of Lock 15 cut into solid rock on Ohio & Erie Canal. Akron, OH.View of the old Ohio & Erie Canal. Akron, OH.

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