Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Trapped in a World That They Never Made: a David Giffels and Akron2Akron tour



What: Downtown Akron walking tour
Led by: David Giffels 
When: Saturday, July 25, 2015
Time: 3-4pm
Meeting location: Cascade Plaza
Post-tour reception:The Lockview

July’s Akron2Akron walking tour will feature Akron’s own David Giffels as the neighborhood champion.  This tour will highlight landmarks and key moments in Akron’s history that Giffels featured in his book,  The Hard Way on Purpose.  The tour will begin at 3:00 pm and wrap up around 4:00 pm at The Lockview for light appetizers. Registration is only required if you plan on attending the post-tour reception at The Lockview. 
David Giffels 


Trapped in a World That They Never Made: a David Giffels and Akron2Akron tour of downtown Akron
  • Chapter One: The Night The Clash Came to Akron
    • Akron Civic Theater and Lock 4 
  • Chapter Two: Trapped in a World That They Never Made
    • Canal Park 
  • Chapter Three: Apartment X
    • The Diamond Deli 
  • Chapter Four: The Factory 
    • Goodrich Complex 
  • Chapter Five: The Lost Corner
    • 22 Exchange
  • Chapter Six: The Taj Mahal
    • Canal Park
  • Chapter Seven: The Adult Bookstore
    • The Lockview 


This walking portion of this tour is kid and pet friendly. No pets at The Lockview, please.
Registration for the post-tour reception at The Lockview is required. Please register here.

Read Akron2Akron's FAQ here.

Thank you to the Knight Foundation for sponsoring this event. #KnightCities