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...

Akron to award facade grants to 43 businesses

Nov 08, 2018
The city is poised to award grants to 43 small businesses in the first façade-improvement program under the Great Streets initiative. The city announced Great Streets earlier this year, offering businesses revolving loans, or grants for...