List of tallest buildings in Akron, Ohio

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This is a list of the tallest buildings in Akron, Ohio.

Downtown Akron's skyline

Tallest buildings[edit]

FirstMerit Tower, the tallest skyscraper in Akron
Goodyear Polymer Center at the University of Akron
Canal Square YMCA and Apartments

This list ranks Akron skyscrapers that stand at least 150 feet (46 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. Existing structures are included for ranking purposes based on present height.

Rank Name Height
ft / m
Floors Year Notes
1 FirstMerit Tower[1] 330 / 101 27 1931 Headquarters of FirstMerit Corporation.
2 PNC Center[2] 300 / 91 26 1967
3 First Energy Building[3] 279 / 82 19 1976 Headquarters of FirstEnergy
4 Quaker Square Factory Elevator[4] 218 / 66 12 1939 Originally built as grain silos for the Quaker Oats Company, was made into a hotel in 1980. It is now owned by the University of Akron and serves as a Residence Hall.[5]
5 Mayflower Manor Apartments[6] 207 / 63 16 1931
6 Callis Tower[7] 16 1972 Apartments
7 Radisson Hotel[8] 200 / 61 19 1969
8 Goodyear Polymer Center[9] 182 / 55 12 1991 Houses the University of Akron's Polymer Science Department
9 Canal Square[10] 173 / 53 16 1930 Houses Akron YMCA and apartments
10 Chase Tower[11] 12 1982
11 Bulger Residence Hall[12] 160 / 49 15 1969 The second tallest residence hall at the University of Akron
12 CitiCenter Building[13] 160 / 49 11 1931 Former YWCA building, on National Register of Historic Places.
13 Landmark Building[14] 158 / 48 12 1925
14 Key Building[15] 150 / 46 11 1911

References[edit]

  1. ^ FirstMerit details Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  2. ^ PNC Center details Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  3. ^ First Energy Building details Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  4. ^ Quaker factory elevator details Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  5. ^ http://cleveland.about.com/od/akronattractions/p/quakersquare.htm
  6. ^ Mayflower Manor Apartments details Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  7. ^ Callis Tower leasing info Retrieved on September 10, 2010
  8. ^ Akron at skyscraperpage.com Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  9. ^ Goodyear Polymer Center details Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  10. ^ Canal Square details Retrieved September 10, 2010
  11. ^ Chase Tower details Retrieved September 10, 2010
  12. ^ Bulger Hall details Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  13. ^ CitiCenter Building details Retrieved on September 10, 2010
  14. ^ Landmark Building details Retrieved on June 3, 2009
  15. ^ Key Building details Retrieved on June 3, 2009

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