Akron plan

interior view of Landmark Building

After half a century of ideas and plans that never got off the ground, the renovation of a historic block in the heart of downtown Akron is getting underway

Groundbreaking for the Bowery Project came just hours after final details were worked out for financing it. The ceremony was in the long-empty Landmark Building. It was constructed in 1923 as the headquarters of Akron Savings & Loan.

Summacare offices Main and Market, Akron, OH

There is a three-way trade in the works in Akron. The city, Summit County and Akron Public Schools are considering swapping half a dozen pieces of real estate to help redevelopment in the city.