Akron, Ohio


The Summit Lake Master Plan is a critical element of Akron’s Reimagining the Civic Commons efforts to better connect civic assets and foster social inclusion for people of all backgrounds.

Summit Lake Master Plan & Market Analysis

Summit Lake was damaged by industrial waste. Entities have worked to restore the lake and surrounding neighborhoods. These efforts have culminated in the collaborative approach led by Environmental Design Group. A trail plan connecting individual nodes was tailored to the neighborhoods and connections.

Out team was responsible for the creation of a specific, yet adaptable, master plan. This was accomplished with the investigation of market conditions, site and regional analyses, environmental review and program development.