The Downtown Akron Vision and Development Plan will be guided by your ideas, comments and feedback. This page will provide opportunities for YOU to shape the future of Downtown Akron. The activities shown below will be updated throughout this process, so please visit often.

Two ways to participate:

Please click here to take our online survey. The survey shows a series of diagrams that were presented to the public at our second public meeting, held on September 19 at the Akron Civic Theatre. Please take a moment to review the diagrams before scrolling down to answer a few questions about our draft focus area concept.

Crowdsource Story Map

Tell us about YOUR downtown! Add photos and comments in the map by clicking the link above to describe Downtown Akron’s challenges and opportunities.

Challenges: Are there places you avoid downtown? Are there parts of downtown that need to be improved/enhanced? Place a comment on where these challenges are located.

Opportunities: Are there places or parts of downtown that could be transformed? Are there parts of downtown that are special and should be celebrated? Place a comment on where these opportunity sites are located.

To access this map in a separate window, please click on the link above.

If you need help, check out our detailed instructions.