Akron Apartments for Rent
Located in the Great Lakes region of Ohio, Akron is a busy city and the seat of Summit County. Less than 40 miles from Lake Erie, Akron is an attractive city that wraps around the Ohio and Erie Canal, home to an extensive system of parks.
Akron is home to the University of Akron, which was established in 1870. The university has several well-recognized programs, including the College of Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering.
During the 1930s until about 1970, Akron was the booming center of the rubber industry. Goodrich Corporation, Firestone, General Tire, and Goodyear were all located in Akron, giving the city the nickname “Rubber Capital of the World.” Goodyear Heights and Firestone Park were neighborhoods designed specifically for the employees of their respective companies. Today, these historic neighborhoods are just two of Akron’s distinct and unique communities.
Rent in Akron and discover why this charming city was named an All America City and a Tree City USA. Cuyahoga Falls Riverfront Square District is a great place to enjoy shopping, restaurants, concerts, and even boat rides. The Akron Art Museum includes paintings by such important artists as Frank Stella and Andy Warhol. The popular Akron Zoo is home to over 700 animals and includes popular attractions such as the Coral Reef exhibit, Komodo Kingdom, and Lemur Island. The Akron Fossils and Science Center includes hands-on activities and a dinosaur-themed playground.