landmarks Akron Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Akron skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Akron architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Akron are included on this list. Information about these Akron buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Akron and older historic landmarks.

List is made up of a variety of buildings, including Akron Public Library and US Post Office-Akron.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Akron?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Akron. Famous architectural houses within the city of Akron are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Akron Jewish Center


Akron Jewish Center is a registered historic building in Akron, Ohio, listed in the National Register on 1986-07-24. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Ohio, USA

Style: Romanesque architecture

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Akron Post Office and Federal Building


Akron Post Office and Federal Building is a registered historic building in Akron, Ohio, listed in the National Register on 1983-05-26. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Ohio, USA


The Akron Public Library is located on the north-east corners of Market and High Streets in downtown Akron, Ohio. Also known as the Carnegie Building, it was built in 1904 using a donation of $82,000 from U.S. industrialist Andrew Carnegie. It is an example of Beaux Arts Classicism and served as Akron's public library and art museum before being converted to office space in 1980. The building is a registered historic building listed in the National Register on January 19, 1983. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Ohio, USA

Style: Beaux-Arts architecture, Renaissance architecture

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Akron Rural Cemetery Buildings is a registered historic building in Akron, Ohio, listed in the National Register on 1980-09-27. The Akron Rural Cemetery Building refer to four buildings in the present day Glendale Cemetery. The Memorial Chapel was built in 1876 as an American Civil War monument and was Erected by Buckley Post #12 Grand Army of the Republic. The Bell Tower was built in 1883 The Caretakers Lodge was built in 1869 The Office was built in 1903 ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Ohio, USA

Style: Gothic architecture

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