Shaker Heights

The homes of Shaker Heights are known to be some of the most striking in the country, boasting a real estate catalogue's worth of Tudors and Georgians. Gardens dripping with life and color beckon neighbors to pause and visit while walking their children to elementary school. Originally a planned garden city for early commuters, the verdant region has numerous parks, lakes and natural attractions. This tight-knit community of 30,000 blossomed in the early 20th century thanks to its pair of light-rail lines that connect its residents to downtown and the Cleveland airport. On the border of Cleveland and Shaker Heights, you'll find Shaker Square and Larchmere, trendy arts-minded strips filled with boutiques, restaurants and galleries.

Breaking Ground An estimated 7,279 properties in the Cleveland area required demolition in 2015, according to a study by Western Reserve Land Conservancy Senior Policy Advisor Frank Ford.

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Street Level District Gallery partners Richard Uria, Bob Roth and  Karen Chaikin.
Feature Story Rendering of the ‘Shaker Park’ concept proposed for Shaker Square
Street Level Ggarden club

A new generation of future gardeners is blossoming at Shaker schools


Feature Story Cleveland Kurentovanje

Get out and enjoy the remaining days of February with CAC-fueled events


Special Report journalism
Breaking Ground Manifest owners Jamie Spaid and Nicole Joeright
Breaking Ground Michael’s Genuine Food & Drink

Chef Michael Schwartz switches restaurant concepts at Van Aken District


Feature Story Phase one of the Van Aken District—Shaker Heights’ new downtown
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