Akron and Canton, Ohio have a variety of interesting shopping venues, from the architecturally interesting Quaker Square to the popular Summit Mall in Fairlawn. Below are my top picks of Akron and Canton shopping malls (in random order).
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Summit Mall is an upscale mall, located on Market Street in the northern Akron suburb of Fairlawn
. The mall, anchored by Dillard's and Macy's department stores, features over 120 stores, services, and restaurants.
Chapel Hill Mall, located on the Northeast side of Akron, is a 860,000-square foot traditional mall, anchored by Sears, JCPenney, and Macy's. The mall features over 100 stores and a full-sized indoor carousel with painted scenes of Summit County landmarks.
Belden Village Mall, correctly Westfield Belden Village, is located on the north side of Canton, just off of I-77. The mall features over 150 shops, restaurants, and services and is anchored by Sears, Dillard's, and Macy's.
(courtesy of the Akron Visitors Bureau)
This mixed-use space in downtown Akron was once a collection of grain silos for Quaker Oats. Today, the building is owned by the University of Akron
and features student housing, a hotel, and a group of specialty shops and restaurants.