University of Akron students will see major changes at 80 East Exchange Street before leaving for summer break, as a local developer begins construction this week on a 624-bed luxury, four-story, luxury student housing community.
Railroad aficionado Fred Stuckmann, of Akron, pauses from taking pictures of the demolition of the Erie warehouse on South Broadway to talk about the history of the warehouse on Wednesday in Akron. (Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal)
Contractors plan to save a few features from the old building to incorporate into the new building, including the four tile Es surrounded by a diamond shape, an Erie Railroad symbol, that will be reused in the courtyard. (Stephanie Warsmith/Akron Beacon Journal)