Back of postcard: SUMMIT COUNTY COURTHOUSE & NEW MUNICIPAL BUILDING. Akron, Ohio. Akron is the county seat of Summit County, and these two fine buildings have combined their facilities to make this one of the finest cities in which to live and work.
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The Summit County Courthouse [left] and Municipal Building [right] located between High Street and S. Broadway Street in downtown Akron, Ohio. The Courthouse was completed in 1908 at a cost of $338,000. The Municipal Building was built in 1966 on the site of the old County Jail. It was known as the City-County Safety Building until 1992 when it was renamed the Harold K. Stubbs Justice Center after a former Municipal Court judge who was also Akron's first black law director. The building houses the courts, the police department and a jail.
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