Past Tours















Firestone Park
Led by: Rick Stockburger
December 20, 2014
Recap here


North Hill Market Tour
Led by: North Hill Community Leaders
January 31, 2015
Recap here


Downtown Akron Historic District Tour
Led  by: Pete and Ellen Nischt and Kimberly Beckett
February 14, 2015
Recap here


Wallhaven Tour
Led by: Jason Segedy
March 21, 2015
Recap here


East Akron / Middlebury Tour
Led by: Yolanda Parker
April 26, 2015
Recap here

Kenmore Tour
Led by: Nolan James
May 2, 2015
Recap here

West Hill Tour
Led by: Karen Starr and Kyle Julien
June 27, 2015
Recap here

Trapped in a World That They Never Made. A tour of downtown Akron landmarks featured in the book, The Hard Way on Purpose, written by Akron's own David Giffels.
Led by: David Giffels
July 25, 2015
Recap here 



Highland Square
Led by: Katie Carver Reed & Anita Marron
August 22, 2015
Recap here

Spacewalk 2015
Led by: Downtown Akron Partnership & Launch League
September 19, 2015
Recap here

Copley Road / West Akron
Led by: Eric Fletcher, Young Black Professionals Coalition
October 31, 2015
Recap here

Downtown Christmas History Walk
Led by: Joanna Wilson
December 12, 2015
Recap here

Via Dolorsa South Akron Tour
Led by: Joe Tucker and South Street Ministries
March 25, 2016

Firestone Park Inside|Out Walk
Led by: Rick Stockburger and Akron Art Museum
April 30, 2016

Industrial History of Akron
Led by: Cascade Locks Association
May 6, 2016
Recap here

Downtown to Campus Tour
Led by: Shammas Malik & Willy Kolman
March 18, 2017



Quaker Square and Greystone Tour
Led by: Michelle Wilson, Mike Szcusukowski
February 27, 2017

How the Ohio & Erie Canal created Akron
October 7, 2016
Led by: Cascade Locks Park Association Education Committee with walk leaders Denny Reiser, Bob Schneider & Guy Marentette

Akron Urban Agriculture Walk
Led by: Ms. Julie of Ms. Julie's Kitchen, Lisa Nunn, Laura Urban
August 30, 2016

Merriman Valley Walk
Led by: Karen Zampell, Merriman Valley advocate
August 13, 2016