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

SHAD Member Meeting Announcement 
Join your fellow SHAD members and neighbors at the annual meeting of the Shaker Square Area Development Corporation. The meeting will be held:

    Thursday, April 11, 7:00 p.m. 
    Our Lady of Peace Church, Cummins Hall 
    12601 Shaker Boulevard 

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

Join SHAD in support of our Shaker Square neighborhoods. Go to shad.org or call 216.421.2100. You may join before the meeting is called to order.


Get INvested Campaign Continues

Shaker Square Area Development Corporation (SHAD) is kicking off

a fundraising campaign to help it transition to a new stage of operation.

Over its 42-years of service to the Shaker Square community, SHAD has evolved to address  emerging opportunities that will grow the organization’s collaborations and develop its funding sources, ultimately improving the neighborhood.


 Please consider a generous, tax-deductible contribution to SHAD. Click here for more information about SHAD, and how to participate in the campaign.


Coming Soon to Shaker Square Cinemas

Cleveland Cinemas, which has operated the venerable theater at

13116 Shaker Square for the past 18 years, was replaced by

Atlas Cinemas at the start of February. Atlas closed the building and

immediately commenced with upgrades and re-opened the six-screen

theater in mid-February. For more on the story, go to page 1

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.

Officials Eye Future of Buckeye, Larchmere Neighborhoods
​Cleveland Ward 6 City Councilman Blaine Griffin envisions a bright future for

the city’s historic Buckeye and Larchmere districts. Now’s the time, he says,

to see if there are others in those neighborhoods who not only share his vision,

but also are willing to put the plan into place. For more on the story, go to

page 9 of the SHAD Connection.

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