East Copley

District Info

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.


District Businesses






  • La Rue's House of Beauty
  • Metro by T-Mobile
  • Staircase Florist
  • Classic Cuts Barber & Beauty World
  • Jessie's Barber Shop (temporarily closed)


Renovation and Plans

This is an attractive section of Copley Road brimming with opportunities for redevelopment and revitalization, featuring a number of vacant lots. The Copley Road corridor receives a great deal of pass thru traffic, making it a great opportunity for investment.

Recent Accomplishments

Copley Road Better Block Highlights

Read the Copley Road Better Block Report! 

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

Street resurfacing is currently underway throughout the City of Akron!