Where We Begin: A photo essay of Akron

May 12, 2017
by Katelyn Freil

(Previously posted here)


Civic Gateway; photo credit: Katelyn Freil

Vision: Three civic asset areas, Civic Gateway, Park East and Summit Lake, along with the Ohio & Erie Canal Towpath Trail are reimagined and connected to bring economically diverse neighborhoods together, build civic pride and advance environmental sustainability.

This is where we begin.

Civic Gateway

photo credit: Katelyn Freil

Park East

photo credit: Ron Tyson

Summit Lake

photo credit: Stephanie Leonardi

Katelyn Freil is communications coordinator for Ohio & Erie Canalway Coalition.

Ron Tyson is a community member of Park East and long-time photographer, capturing images of his neighborhood and the Ohio & Erie Canal.

Stephanie Leonardi is project manager for the Pump House Center for Art + Cultureat Summit Lake.