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Downtown Akron:  A Walkable Downtown

Downtown Akron is a vibrant, walkable Downtown promoting pedestrian activity with tree-lined streets, well marked crosswalks, deep red brick sidewalks, a uniform and attractive streetscape program, flower-filled planters, hanging baskets, flowerscapes and historic buildings with stories to tell.

Download print friendly brochure: Downtown Akron: A Walkable Downtown

Downtown Akron History
 
A collection of Beacon Journal stories describe walks along Downtown's main streets with flashbacks of days gone by.
Street Stories: Main Street
Street Stories: High Street
Street Stories: Market Street
 
Downtown’s walkable, 42-block area is an entertainment and dining destination with unique restaurants, theaters, art and other cultural attractions, diverse businesses and an active nightlife, all within easy walking distance.

Scenes from Downtown Video

The Downtown experience is mixed with old and new as the city has taken great pride in restoring and reusing many of its facilities. New age technology and old world charm are partnered together in some of the most interesting buildings around. Historic Building Reuse

Downtown’s walkable, 42-block area is an entertainment and dining destination with unique restaurants, theaters, art and other cultural attractions, diverse businesses and an active nightlife, all within easy walking distance.
 
Downtown Akron Destinations
Points of Interest Map
Downtown at a Glance