Ward 1 spans from central to Northwest Akron and is home to some of the most iconic locales within the City. In Ward 1, you can find historic landmarks like the Glendale Steps and the Mustill Store Towpath Trailhead. This Ward also spans multiple iconic Akron neighborhoods like the eclectic Highland Square, the University of Akron’s campus, and parts of Downtown Akron.
Grab a sweet treat or salty snack at Ward 1’s famous Peanut Shoppe downtown, or catch a blockbuster movie at the Highland Theater right on the Square. Hungry? Try out some Akron classics like Diamond Grille, the Lockview, or Mustard Seed Market. Highland Square, Downtown, and University Park all have their own bustling night-life scenes with walkable bars & speakeasies through each main strip.
The Ward 1 councilperson is Nancy Holland. You can find her contact info here.