Creating a New Landscape for Living
The University of Akron is in, of, and for Akron.
An artist’s rendering of University Park Alliance improvements
We continue to shape the greater Akron area - by providing exciting cultural opportunities and much-needed community services, by driving economic development, by educating thousands of people to become valued professionals and effective citizens . . . and by working with our neighbors to reshape our surrounding environment and create an extended opportunity for positive engagement with the communities beyond our campus.
The mission of University Park Alliance (UPA) is to revitalize the diverse neighborhood in a 50-block area immediately surrounding The University of Akron, through engaging the community and catalyzing real estate and business investment. UPA was established through a major grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and is comprised of partners including the following:
To learn more about real estate and business opportunities in University Park, call the alliance at 330-777-2070.
UNIVERSITY PARK ALLIANCE
Andrew Jackson House
277 E. Mill St.
Akron, OH 44308
"International firm in marriage with UPA for Akron downtown redevelopment"
Akron Beacon Journal, October 2011