Planning Underway for East 130th Street
August 29, 2016
The demolition of two vacant and distressed apartment buildings at East 130th Street and Drexmore Road has been accomplished, and demolition of a third on East 130th is nearing completion. This success has opened the opportunity to address the future redevelopment of East 130th Street behind Dave’s Market between Drexmore and Buckeye Roads and expand the “vibrant and diverse” recognition that the Shaker Square area neighborhoods enjoy. More...


Larchmere Welcomes New Vegan Bakery
August 19, 2016
With Cleveland’s vegan restaurant scene on the rise, there will soon be another vegan dessert shop in town, and this one’s right in your back yard. Jen and Jon Regan, owners of Poison Berry Bakery, 12210 Larchmere Boulevard, are here to prove that vegan treats can taste amazing, and aren’t the ‘poison’ that many skeptics believe vegan food to be. More...


Coral Company Improves Shaker Square
July 24, 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...


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...​



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