The giant reservoir, which holds 20 million gallons in its underground chamber, still serves the city. The surrounding park was mostly bare wasteland until the 1930’s, with only a single ball diamond to be found. Up until that time, most of Goodyear Heights’ recreational needs were met by Blue Pond Park, at the foot of Goodyear Boulevard. After a baseball stadium was constructed there, the playground and park around the pond eventually saw less use due to Goodyear’s expansion. Eventually, neighborhood leaders looked further up the hill for a solution.
While it was always a great source of recreation and scenic beauty for the neighborhood, Blue Pond also had its mysteries. Located at the ...
One of the first things people often ask about The Linda Theater is how it got its name. The answer is pretty simple: local builder and deve...
This large shingle-style colonial at the corner of Brittain Road and Hillside Terrace was custom-built for its first owner in 1923, and is...
Vaniman Street, looking north - about 1915-16. One of the first streets completed in Goodyear Heights. We created this website for th...
...AND YOU CAN HELP! Ever since last summer, when we had our Goodyear Heights history walks, organizers on the R.I.G.H.T. Committee and ...
- SUMMIT COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
- OHIO HISTORY CONNECTION
- NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES
- PROGRESS THROUGH PRESERVATION - AKRON
- CLEVELAND RESTORATION SOCIETY
- THIS OLD HOUSE
- OLD HOUSE ONLINE
- OLD HOUSE WEB
- OLD HOUSE NETWORK
- PRESERVATION DIRECTORY
- NATIONAL TRUST FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION
- STAN HYWET HALL
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