The East Copley neighborhood is in close proximity to Akron’s historic Simon Perkins Mansion, the John Brown house, Perkins Park and the Akron Zoo. This portion of Copley Road is ideally suited for new development to serve the surrounding neighborhood.
Renovation and Plans
This is an attractive section of Copley Road that has struggled to retain businesses. This disinvestment has resulted in numerous vacant lots that offer the opportunity for revitalization. The Copley Road corridor receives a great deal of pass thru traffic making it a great opportunity for investment.
Copley Road Better Block Highlights
2019 West Akron Parade Highlights
New Mural on Copley Road Brings Hope to the Community
If you've recently driven down Copley Road, you may have noticed a beautiful new mural painted on the side of Mr. Pantry on the corner of Copley and Storer Ave. It's a powerful symbol of the hope and peace that is arising out of tragedy. Read more HERE.