Updates

Kenmore Great Streets District added to National Register of Historic Places

Sep 10, 2019
The National Park Service has added Akron’s Kenmore Boulevard Historic District to its National Register of Historic Places. Tina Boyes, executive director of the Kenmore Neighborhood Alliance, announced the designation at the organization...

Great Streets Akron Hands Out More Facade Grants

Sep 03, 2019
More Akron businesses will be getting face-lifts thanks, in part, to the city's Great Streets program. The city is awarding facade improvement grants totaling $387,000 to several businesses within the 11 Great Streets designated districts...

Businesses in several Akron neighborhoods to receive facade improvement Great Streets grants

Aug 28, 2019
For the second year in a row, Akron businesses in designated districts will improve their exterior facades through grants from Akron’s Great Streets initiative. Great Streets will award a total of $387,000 in matching grants of up to $30,...

Street Resurfacing Underway Throughout the City of Akron

Aug 19, 2019
Street resurfacing is currently underway in our Wallhaven District and throughout the City of Akron! View map of streets scheduled for resurfacing in 2019 and those paved since 2013 View list of streets scheduled for resurfacing in 2019

43rd West Akron Parade Highlights

Aug 12, 2019
On Saturday, August 10th, 2019, a West Akron tradition kicked off in Hawkins/Stoner Park and culminated at Buchtel Community Learning Center, making for another exciting parade and demonstration of the amazing community in the Copley Road...

Akron Doubles Down on Neighborhood Business Investments

Aug 01, 2019
The city is again budgeting more than $600,000 in grants to improve storefront properties in struggling neighborhood business districts. Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan launched the Great Streets Initiative last spring. The program, administered...

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