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Akron’s 1912 Tudor Revival Stan Hywett Hall Carriage House

November 6, 2017
Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

Photo: Library of Congress

 

Constructed in 1912 by Akron’s rubber baron F.A. Seiberling (founder of Goodyear Rubber & Tire Company),  Stan Hywett Hall’s carriage house (i.e. garage) is a utilitarian structure clothed in a delightfully un-utilitarian skin. Best bits? That copper spire! Also, those wonderfully carved eaves!

 

More information on Stan Hywett Hall here.

 

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