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Restoration Begins on Historic Akron Landmark

Apr 07, 2017
April 6, 2017 | WKYC.com | Carl Bachtel AKRON, OHIO - It's a sound that echoed around Akron from the 1880's to the 1930's, coming from the bell tower at Glendale cemetery. Restoration of the historic structure is underway. ARRC President...

Akron's Glendale Cemetery restores historic bell: See the tower come down

Apr 06, 2017
April 5, 2017 | Cleveland.com | Jennifer Conn AKRON, Ohio -- The 700-pound bell that for decades tolled Akron's funerals and celebrations from Glendale Cemetery's historic bell tower was removed Tuesday for restoration. But first, the bell...

Current Projects

Aug 05, 2016
Stan Hywet Capital Projects: Perimeter Stone Wall – Estimated completion August 2016 Window Restoration – Work is underway on the tier 2 phase C windows Tea house testing started - Cliff Face Stabilization Report to be released soon

Stan Hywet gets grant to repair forgotten picnic spot

Nov 14, 2015
November 15, 2014 | Akron Beacon Journal A gift from a local foundation will allow Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens' visitors to take in a view of the Cuyahoga Valley that's been denied them for a decade. The $500,000 grant from the Mary S...

Workers remove windmill from Wash House

Jul 01, 2015
Akron Beacon Journal Workers removed the windmill from the Wash House on the Perkins Stone Mansion grounds Wednesday. The process, which involved carefully cutting seven bolts that were holding the windmill in place took about an hour and...

Stan Hywet Mends Wall

Apr 22, 2015
Certified masons from COI Stonework in Stow are carefully restoring the wall around Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens in Akron. Work to the 2,200-foot wall is being performed in increments of 50 to 100 feet. The project, which includes...

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