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

Shaker Square Area Development Corporation

Keeping You Informed

Area Events

Sunbeam Completes Development of Next Phase Connecting to Larger
Community Efforts

The new 92,394-square foot Sunbeam Elementary School is about to complete its final phase of development with the creation of green space and employee parking areas. The project represents a $26.6 million investment in the neighborhood, including demolition of the former school. After students and staff moved into the new building on April 2, the old 78,518-square-foot Sunbeam School was demolished so construction of the parking lot and multi-purpose field could take place where the old structure once stood. The project, which began in the summer, encountered delays due to rainy weather and complications with a Dominion Energy gas line that runs down Mount Overlook Avenue. For more on the story, go to page 1 of the SHAD Connection.​


Yankee Doodle Dash a Dandy Day

On Saturday, June 29 more than 70 runners and volunteers gathered at

the Cleveland Skating Club to run or walk in the third annual Yankee

Doodle Dash. This family-friendly family event benefited the Shaker

Square Area Development Corporation whose mission is to maintain

and promote the Shaker Square and Larchmere neighborhoods. A

special thanks to the following sponsors: Cleveland Skating Club,

Shaker Quality Auto, Montlack Realty, Atlas Cinemas, JP Quality Printing, 23823 Ltd., and Jump Start Gymnastics.​ For more on the story, go to page 1 of the SHAD Connection.​

EDWINS to Open New Bakery Next to its Butcher Shop

Add ‘bakery’ to the growing list of Brandon Chrostowski’s list of achievements. The EDWINS founder, president and CEO announced that he will open the EDWINS Bakery in the former test kitchen and library of the EDWINS campus, next to the EDWINS Butcher Shop at 13104 Buckeye Road.


Larchmere Welcomes Two New Businesses to the Neighborhood: Burning River Entertainment Group and UnBar

Gene Natale has had a love for music ever since he was a kid. Now, it’s become his livelihood. His music entertainment business, Burning River Entertainment Group, will be opening in Studio C at 12631 Larchmere Boulevard, one of the commercial spaces of the newly renovated Sedlak Building
this Fall.


After working in the corporate environment for more than 25 years in financial services and consumer products, Melissa Mitchell-Garrett decided it was time for a change.


With the principles of having fun and staying connected with people as her guides, Mitchell-Garret decided that the best way to make a change would be to open a cafe in her neighborhood: The UnBAR Cafe.


For more on this story, go to page 3 of the SHAD Connection.


2019 Apartment Hunters Guide Now Available

It may be time for you to join one of the vibrant neighborhoods that

comprise the Shaker Square Area. Check out the top 10 reasons

to make the area your home:

  1. Easy Access to public transportation
  2. Top-notch dining
  3. Proximity to museums, healthcare, cultural stops, and educational institutions 
  4. Convenient grocery and food options
  5. Escape urban life with a quick jaunt to Shaker Lakes
  6. Everyday amenities just steps away
  7. Health and fitness choices for all life styles
  8. Events and concerts year-round
  9. Urban setting for all stages of life, from young professionals to seniors
  10. An engaged community dedicated to promoting the neighborhood's diversity and cultural assets


For more on the story, go to page 5 of theSHAD Connection.

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