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Death Row,Shooting Gallery
Murderers Row,Stop & Rob.....
Those are just a few of the names the City of Akron police call this neighborhood.
I had no idea when I got off of I-76 to take this photo.
The best view and vantage pont to get a good picture of the cross is directly on I-76.
From the interstate it looks as if you could almost touch the cross it hangs so close to the road.
But with traffic flying by at 70+mph you chances of getting killed are just as high as getting off the freeway and going into the neighborhood.
Apparently this neighborhood in the center of Akron is a high crime area and the cops didn't waste time telling us to get in the car and get the hell out of town.
I didn't think anything about it at the time but every car that came to the stop sign at the front of the building (left) never came to a full stop and there wasn't a soul out walking around.
To be honest I never felt any sense of damger or any kind of a threat but when the cops make a point of stopping and telling you to move along it's probably in your best interest to listen
Also by John Tanner
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