Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Parks on the West Side

Starting at Hardesty Park, Akron's Planning and Urban Development Director Jason Segedy will lead participants on a tour of parks in Wallhaven and West Akron. What role do these green spaces play in Akron?

What: Parks of Wallhaven and West Akron Walking Tour
Date: Saturday, June 24, 2017
Start time: 11:00am
End time: 1:00 pm
Led by: Jason Segedy
Meeting location: Hardesty Park, 1615 W Market St, Akron, OH 44313
Accessibility: bike friendly, strollers welcomed, pets welcomed, kid friendly, wheelchair accessible
Parking: 1615 W Market St, Akron, OH 44313

Route:
1. Start at Hardesty Park
2. Head south through Wallhaven toward West Akron
3. Reach Forest Lodge
4. Head to Schneider Park (West Akron)
5. Return to Hardesty

With the theme being parks and how to activate them.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

LODO Akron



What: Lower Downtown Walking Tour
Date: Friday June 9, 2017
Start time: 5:00pm
End time: 7:00pm
Led by: 91.3 The Summit
Meeting location: Conrad C. Ott Building at 65 Steiner St.
Accessibility: bike friendly, strollers welcomed, pets welcomed, kid friendly, wheelchair accessible
Parking: Conrad Ott Building

Route:
Conrad C.Ott Building (formerly the Miller School - 100+ year old beautiful, historic building)
—The Verge Building (1957 Firestone Bank building)
—The Triangle Building (former Bridgestone/Firestone tire-manufacturing complex)
—SAALFIELD Square (locally owned/hundreds of thousands of space for rent)
—Concert