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Akron's Northside District Gets Colorful Makeover, Thanks in Part to 80 Volunteers

5/25/2018
Akron Beacon Journal
 
A new public green is blossoming in Akron’s Northside District, transforming under-used pavement into a colorful sort of ground mural lined with potted plants, trees and benches. No parking places in this busy, creative neighborhood nook near downtown — a cut-off slice of what was once part of Akron’s Main Street — were sacrificed for the transformation.  But the extraordinarily wide area to maneuver around the spaces has narrowed as the new, colorful green carves a path between the spaces where vehicles once parked nose-to-nose, said Sharon Gillberg, communications director with Downtown Akron Partnership. Click here to read more.

 
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