"List of 50-Plus Classic Taverns" includes Larchmere Tavern

Representing the vibrant and diverse neighborhoods of Shaker Square, Larchmere, CHALK, Ludlow, and Drexmore/Chadbourne.

Shaker Square Area Development Corporation

Keeping You Informed


Shaker Square Area Development Corporation's mission is to provide the neighborhoods it represents with the leadership and action needed to re-imagine and foster diverse and vibrant neighborhoods. We do this by working with local businesses, residents and other community organizations who have an INvested interested in the area. We:

  • Work with local authorities and developers to preserve property values and protect historic structures in the area
  • Focus on safety and security by addressing vacant buildings and problem addresses
  • Promote neighborhood happenings
  • Communicate important and timely information about the community with The Connection, and publish the annual "Apartment Hunter's Guide"
  • Provide organized community meetings on a wide-range of topics

Two New Bakeries Sweeten up Larchmere Blvd

Monthly Neighborhood Clean-ups Scheduled

Join your neighbors and pitch in to beautify our neighborhood. SHAD is part of a working group of area constituents on a mission to improve East 130th Street from Drexmore to Buckeye Road, including the Shaker Cinema/Dave's Supermarket parking area. We need your help! Clean-ups are scheduled for the last Saturday of each month, starting April 29th from Noon - 2:30 PM.  Call SHAD with questions or just show up We hope to see you there.

Save the Date for SHAD's Annual Meeting!
Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7 p.m.
Our Lady of Peace Church, Cummins Hall
12601 Shaker Boulevard

Agenda will include election of new trustees and updates on SHAD community projects. 

To join SHAD in support of our Shaker Square neighborhoods consider making a donation, renewing your SHAD membership or becoming a new member today. 

Marketing Firm Shark&Minnow Joins Shaker Square Businesses

For Hallie Bram Kogelschatz, starting a new business venture on Shaker Square made total sense.

“To us, being in the city of Cleveland was mandatory,” said Kogelschatz, who along with husband, Eric, have formed the business and marketing consulting firm Shark&Minnow. “When we looked at neighborhoods that provided walkability,like-mindedneighbors, access to public transportation and vibrant street life, such as the North Union Farmers Market, the choice was very clear to us.” More...

Sunbeam School Takes Shape

This year was a busy year for school and community members involved in the planning and design of the new Sunbeam School. Construction managers also were busy getting the site ready for construction. More...


Larchmere Tavern Makes List of 50-plus Classics

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