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

Plans for New Sunbeam School Revealed
May 6, 2016
On May 6, the Cleveland Planning Commission reviewed conceptual designs for the new Sunbeam School. This new Pre-kindergarten through Grade 8 school will open in August 2018 for the 2018-19 school year. More...

​Shaker Square Area Development Corporation Elects New President
March 16, 2016

As William Beard Gets situated with all the duties involved in his new position as president of Shaker Square Area Development Corporation, his eye is firmly set on one immediate goal. More...​

Drexmore Building Finally to Come Down

July 2, 2015

Funding for demolition of two troubled apartment buildings has been approved, and those close to the situation are predicting they will soon be demolished. More...

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

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