Akron Spending Hundreds of Thousands to Improve Neighborhood Parks

Dec 13, 2019
AKRON, Ohio — Derek Stone is fired up about a fire pit under construction at Reservoir Park where he frequently uses a new walking trail in the 16-acre property in Akron's Goodyear Heights neighborhood. "Things got stagnant and I think for...

City of Akron Releases 5-Year Strategic Framework

Dec 12, 2019
Akron, Ohio, December 2, 2019 - Mayor Dan Horrigan is proud to release the Five-Year Strategic Framework for the Office of Integrated Development (OID) created this year under the direction of Deputy Mayor James Hardy. Through this plan,...

New Housing and Retail Project Opens in Middlebury!

Nov 27, 2019
Akron, OH, November 26, 2019 - Today, Mayor Dan Horrigan joined other state and local partners to help EANDC CEO, Cheryl Stephens, and her predecessor, Grady Appleton, cut the ribbon on the new Middlebury Commons. This project reinvests in...

New LED Lights Going Up on Copley Road!

Nov 27, 2019
Part of our ongoing initiative to improve public safety throughout our Great Streets includes the installation of new LED lights in all districts. Our LED Implementation project is currently underway in East Copley and Maple Valley. Over...

Great Streets Round 3 of Facade Grants Now Open!

Nov 19, 2019
Great Streets Akron Facade Improvement Grant Round 3 Now Open! In 2018, the City of Akron Office of Integrated Development kicked off the GREAT STREETS AKRON program to stimulate investment in designated business areas throughout the City...

Lebron James I PROMISE Village Coming to West Hill!

Nov 13, 2019
LeBron James announces ‘I PROMISE Village’ as housing for Akron students, families in need The 'I PROMISE Village' by Graduate Hotels will provide housing for students and families struggling with homelessness, domestic violence and other...