Akron University, OH Photos

The University of Akron was founded in 1870 as Buchtel College by the Ohio Universalist Convention. In 1988, the University established the world's first College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering now the largest academic program of its kind in the world. U/A has taken over several heritage buildings around Akron.

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Edwin J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall on University of Akron's downtown campus. Akron, OH.Landscaping of E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. Akron, OH.Goodyear Polymer Center at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Goodyear Polymer Center at University of Akron with polyurethane sculpture created by Dale Chilhuly. Akron, OH.
Edwin J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall (1973) on University of Akron's downtown campus. Akron, OH. Architect: Caudill, Rowlett and Scott of Houston & Dalton, Van Dijk, Johnson and Partners of Cleveland.Landscaping of E.J. Thomas Performing Arts Hall. Akron, OH.Goodyear Polymer Center at University of Akron (1991) (12 floors) (170 University Ave.). Akron, OH. Architect: Richard Fleischman & Associates.Goodyear Polymer Center at University of Akron with polyurethane sculpture created by Dale Chilhuly. Akron, OH.
Curved section of Goodyear Polymer Center at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Polyurethane sculpture created by Dale Chilhuly in front of Goodyear Polymer Center at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Dale Chilhuly polyurethane sculpture at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Residence Halls at University of Akron. Akron, OH.
Curved section of Goodyear Polymer Center at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Polyurethane sculpture created by Dale Chilhuly in front of Goodyear Polymer Center at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Dale Chilhuly polyurethane sculpture at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Residence Halls at University of Akron. Akron, OH.
Bierce Library at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Buchtel Hall at University of Akron named after John R. Buchtel. Akron, OH.Business Administration Building at University of Akron, with statue of Simon Perkins. Akron, OH.Quaker Square Inn, University of Akron. Akron, OH.
Bierce Library (302 Buchtel Common) at University of Akron. Akron, OH.Buchtel Hall (1901)at University of Akron named after John R. Buchtel. Akron, OH.Business Administration Building (1991) at University of Akron, with statue of Simon Perkins. Akron, OH.Quaker Square Inn, University of Akron (former Quaker Oats silos) (1932) (135 South Broadway). Akron, OH. On National Register.
The Polsky Building, formerly Polsky's Department Store, now University of Akron. Akron, OH.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.
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.
Second Empire tower of Hower House. Akron, OH.


Second Empire tower of Hower House. Akron, OH.



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