“Gear Up” Skyline Intergenerational Community Garden is back, located at Sunbeam School, 11731 Mt. Overlook Avenue, Rear.
“Dig In” and benefit from growing and harvesting fresh vegetables with pride, more economically, getting great exercise and building a network with other gardeners.
There are also workshops available through the Ohio State University Extension, 2014 Summer Sprout program. Ask Carol how it works.
APRIL IS RECYCLE YOUR COMPUTER MONTH
Garfield Heights, OH—Cuyahoga County residents can recycle their unwanted computer equipment during Recycle Your Computer Month this April. This program is sponsored by the Cuyahoga County Solid Waste District in collaboration with city service departments in Cuyahoga County.
Residents are invited to drop-off their personal computer equipment at over 50 participating city service departments during the month of April. Equipment that will be accepted includes: CPU’s, monitors, keyboards, mice, printers, terminals, modems, and software. Cell phones and accessories, and ink printer cartridges will also be accepted. No televisions or other electronics will be accepted. Nationally, Best Buy stores will recycle old televisions up to 32” and other electronics for free. Visit http://www.bestbuy.com/recycling
Computer donations are tax-deductible. Businesses with large amounts of computers to dispose of should contact RET3 job corp. at (216) 361-9991.
Computers will be sent to RET3 job corp., a non-profit computer recycling and job training organization based in Cleveland. RET3 job corp. employs over 20 workers who inventory the equipment, erase stored data, and refurbish or recycle the computers depending on the model and the condition. Newer computers are refurbished and donated to schools.
The Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District has been collecting computers for recycling since 2000 and has kept over 13 million pounds of computers and electronics out of landfills. For more information or a list of computer recycling locations, visit http://www.cuyahogaswd.org or call (216) 443-3749.
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Cristie A. Snyder, Programs & Communications
Cuyahoga County Solid Waste Management District
4750 East 131 Street, Garfield Heights, OH 44105-7130
p: (216) 443-3707
c: (216) 701-0149 http://www.cuyahogaswd.org
Make it a Habit… Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
Clean & Green Cleveland
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress is pleased to announce the launch of
Through the generous support of the Charter One Foundation, the Clean & Green Cleveland trailer is available through Cleveland Neighborhood Progress for loan to City of Cleveland residents and community volunteer groups free of charge.
The Clean & Green Cleveland trailer is stocked with landscaping tools and cleanup supplies to assist with beautification and clean-up efforts and events in Cleveland’s neighborhoods
We Have Neighbors in Need
The food pantry at Our Lady of Peace Church is hungry and asking for your help. The pantry is in need of non-perishable foods as well as hygiene and paper products. Here are suggestions for donations:
Canned tuna and meats, prepared meals in a can (stew, chili), hearty soups, canned fruit and vegetables, boxed potatoes, boxed mac n’cheese, pasta and sauces, peanut butter, jelly, mixes for cold drinks, paper products, toothpaste and soap. There are four easy ways to donate:
1. Deliver your food donation to the OLP Church Rectory office, 12503 Buckingham Avenue
2. Make a cash donation (preferably in an envelope marked “Our Lady of Peace Food Pantry”).
For donations made at the rectory they suggest that you call prior to the drop-off to make sure that someone is there to accept the donation. Rectory phone number is 216-421-4211.
3. Make a donation by check or money order made payable to Our Lady of Peace Church with notation “donation for food pantry” and mail to Our Lady of Peace Church Rectory, 12503 Buckingham Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44120
4. Deliver your donation on the ledge inside Shaker Quality Auto Body, 12916 Larchmere Blvd.
Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
No contribution is too small – whatever you can share will be much appreciated.
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Senor Tequila coming soon to the Square 13114 Shaker Square in the old Zanzibar location!
12702 Larchmere Blvd UP
Booyah! Chicken & Ribs
12404 Larchmere Blvd
SHAD Amended Code of Regulation
On January 10, 2013 SHAD had its Annual Members Meeting, where they discussed the proposed amendments to the Shaker Square Area Development Corporation’s (SHAD) Code of Regulations listed in the Winter/Holiday 2012 issue of the Connection. All but one amendment was passed with revisions. Article IV, Section 1 the underlined portion with regards to the Board President’s residency was table until the next called meeting (TBA). Click on the attached files to see the complete SHAD_Code_of_Regulations2.pdf as well as the Proposed_Amendments_to_the_SHAD_Code_of_Regulations.pdf discussed, revised and approved at the meeting, or call the SHAD office at 216-421-2100 to request a copy.
PLEASE NOTE THE APARTMENT HUNTERS GUIDE HAS BEEN UPDATED SINCE THE SPRING 2014 CONNECTION PUBLICATION
Apartment Owners and Managers are you looking for additional advertising opportunities? If yes please contact the SHAD office 216-421-2100 to discuss how we can help.
Relocate with the Rental Connection
Do you think Shaker Square, Larchmere or Ludlow would make an exciting place to live? You’re right! Do you want to be closer to the Rapid Transit? Closer to all of the great shops, restaurants, movies and exciting events that take place on the Square and Larchmere Blvd?
The Rental Connection, a free rental information and referral service of Shaker Square Area Development Corp. (SHAD). The service provides a listing of vacancies in the Shaker Square apartment district, as well as the Larchmere and Ludlow neighborhoods. These range from efficiencies to three-bedrooms to half of a double house. The listing is constantly updated with the prices as well as amenities.
Shaker Square Farmers Market
Shaker Square Farmers Market: Reopening outdoors on Saturdary April 9th at 8:00 am to 12 noon.
Apartment and Condo Corridors
There are more than 4000 apartment and condominium units located in the Shaker Square area. Many of the apartment and condo buildings offer distinctive architectural details as well as hardwood floors and lead glass windows. The variety of housing options available throughout the Apartment and Condo Corridors meet a range of needs from the young person looking for their first apartment to empty nesters interested in downsizing to a condo.
OWNERS & MANAGERS contact the SHAD office to discuss ways we can assit you with your advertising.
This unique neighborhood located one block north and west of Shaker Square includes the Larchmere business district with its restaurants and eclectic mix of shops and services. Larchmere offers a variety of housing options and schools as well as the Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging and Fairhill Partners - resources for senior services. Housing stock is a mixture of single-family, “Cleveland Doubles” with their distinctive two-story front porches, apartments and condominiums. The Larchmere Community Association (LCA) is an active community association that meets on the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at Fairhill Partners, 12200 Fairhill Road, and distributes a monthly newsletter Larchmere Life. Larchmere hosts many events including the Larchmere Festival, Porchfest, Garden Walk Cleveland, First Fridays, Annual Plant Sale and the Thanksgiving Holiday Stroll. There is something for everyone in the Larchmere neighborhood!
The Connection wants to promote your business! Friend us on Facebook and we will like your events. If you are a new advertiser placing an ad in our ConnectionSummer 2014 issue publication June 2014 - August 2014, mention our Facebook promotion and we will give you a 10% discount on the cost of your ad. Review the Connection_13-14_MediaKit-p.pdf for pricing and print the SHAD_Ad_Contract-2013-14-f.pdf and mail the completed form to the SHAD office.
SHAD publishes a neighborhood newspaper on a quarterly basis throughout the year. With a circulation of nearly 10,000, The Connection updated the community on SHAD’s latest actvities and assistance programs, and helps promote the desirability of living, working, and shopping in the Shaker Square area.
Shaker Square CinemasShopping is within walking distance from the apartments that ring Shaker Square. Shaker Square opened in 1929 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The renovated Shaker Square boasts a multi-plex cinema, full-service grocery and drug stores, a variety of restaurants and service and specialty shops.
Access to downtown Cleveland and Tower City is only 15 minutes via Rapid Transit. Shaker Square is only ten minutes by car or bus to world-renowned University Circle. University Circle is home both to University Hospitals and the Cleveland Clinic, as well as Case Western Reserve University, the Cleveland Institute of Art and the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Fire Food & Drink Metropolitan Galleries Deweys Coffee House Corcoran Fine Arts
Just one block north of Shaker Square is Larchmere Boulevard, known as Cleveland’s ‘Art & Antiques District.’ It is home to a remarkable assortment of art and antique shops. These are complemented by an outstanding variety of restaurants, crafts, books, clothing, and service businesses which attract both local and regional shoppers.
Surrounding Plymouth Church, this neighborhood is comprised of the Cleveland portion of these two streets. They are in the Shaker School system. Drexmore/Chadbourne is part of the broader Boulevard Community Association which has an e-newsletter which is sent out as news warrants.
Named for the streets—Cormere, Haddam, Ardoon, Larchmere, Kemper—CHALK is a community of comfortable colonial homes just north of Shaker Square. They are in the Shaker School system. The community celebrates Memorial Day each year with an organized potluck picnic. In 2008, they added an Easter egg hunt for the youngsters.
The Ludlow Community Association celebrated its 50th anniversary in fall 2007. This historic community encompasses both Cleveland and Shaker Heights, defined by the houses in the Shaker School District. Ludlow is roughly bounded by So. Moreland, Van Aken, Onaway, Livingston. The Ludlow School, the original focal point of the community, is still used for LCA meetings on the second Tuesday at 7:30pm and the fourth Saturday at 10:30am.
Greater Circle Living
Greater Circle Living offers down payment assistance to employees of University Hospital, Cleveland, Clinic, and Case Western Reserve who purchase property in several neighborhoods in Cleveland. The Shaker Square and Larchmere neighborhoods of SHAD’s service area are eligible neighborhoods for the program.
Click here for complete program rules, participating employers, and eligibility requirements.
Shaker Square Area Development Corporation (SHAD) is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
SHAD may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
What we collect
We may collect the following information:
name and/or company name
contact information including, address, phone number and email address
What we do with the information we gather
We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
Internal record keeping.
We may use the information to improve our programs and services.
We may periodically send emails about our new programs
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
Rental Connection Information Service
SHAD provides a one-stop, apartment listings service for prospective tenants interested in renting a unit in the Shaker Square area. Nearly 400 clients used this information and referral service during the past year. SHAD also publishes an annual Apartment Hunters’ Guide to Shaker Square that is distributed to area colleges and employment centers.
SHAD publishes this award-winning, neighborhood newspaper on a quarterly basis. With circulation of 7,500, The Connection updates the community on SHAD’s latest activities and assistance programs, and helps promote the desirability of living, working, and shopping in the Shaker Square area.
Larchmere Merchants Association
SHAD serves as the administrative agency for the Larchmere Merchants Association. This Association coordinates the marketing and promotion of the Larchmere Blvd. commercial district, sponsors special events, and responds to issues that affect the vitality of the street.
Landmark District Design Review
SHAD administers the local Design Review Committees for both the Shaker Square Historic District and the Larchmere Blvd. Business Revitalization District. Fifteen proposals for exterior alterations were reviewed for design compatibility during the past year.
SHAD works closely with City inspectors to promote responsible building maintenance, and monitors court proceedings concerning problem properties within our service area. SHAD also conducts a minimal standards inspection of apartment buildings whose owners desire to use our Rental Connection referral service.
Area Merchants join the SHAD Neighborhood Merchants Discount Program!
SHAD will publicize your participation in each issue of the Connection and on our website, as well as send a complete list to each member upon joining or renewing their membership.
Larchmere Blvd Retail District Streetscape and Landscaping Update
The (NOACA) federal transportation enhancement grant of $587,000 for streetscape and landscaping improvements in the Larchmere Blvd Retail District is still in it’s planning stage. The City of Cleveland have selected a design consultant and are putting together design plans to present to the residents and merchants to review and discuss in January 2013.
THESE INITIATIVES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK THIS SITE FOR UPDATES
Cleveland Housing Network
SHAD partners with this citywide organization for the provision of renovated and newly constructed, affordable housing.
Storefront Renovation Program
SHAD serves as a contract agency for this City program that provides financial incentives for the comprehensive, exterior renovation of commercial properties.
Uptown Traffic Plan
SHAD is the administrative agency for the Uptown Traffic Committee, a coalition of major stakeholders advocating for a set of 5, City-approved, roadway modifications for improving traffic flow and safety in the Fairhill–Shaker Blvd.- Buckeye Rd. corridor.
Shaker-West Professional Building (11811 Shaker Blvd.)
SHAD completed the $1.7 million renovation of this 50,000 square foot office building in order to demonstrate the potential that exists for underutilized commercial properties on Shaker Blvd. West. SHAD continues to own and manage this property.
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Shaker Square Area Development Corporation
11811 Shaker Blvd., Suite 106
Cleveland, Ohio 44120-1927
Phone: (216) 421-2100
Fax: (216) 421-2200
Storefront Renovation Program
Uptown Traffic Plan
Shaker-West Professional Building (11811 Shaker Blvd.)
We invite you to help renew and reinvigorate SHAD that since 1976 has served the Shaker Square Area in preserving its historic uniqueness and beauty and developing and protecting the integrity of the structures in the area. Your participation will provide the funds to help us reach out to the community and maintain our goals.
Print out the registration form and mail it in with your payment.
Leadership Circle(s) $1000 Grand Patron(s) $500 Patron(s) $250 Sustaining Donor(s) $100 Friend(s) $ 50-$75 Basic Membership $25 per person Other Contribution $______.
All memberships and contributions are tax deductible. Receive a FREE ‘WE_CARE_FOR_SHAKER_SQUARE.pdf’ bumper sticker with your membership renewal. Just check the box on the renewal form!
To join online, click on the “Donate” button below. You do not have to have a PayPal account, just click the “continue”button, which will take you to the next page to enter your mailing address. Once your payment is verified, an email will be sent to SHAD as notification and your membership cards will be mailed to the address you provide.
Thank you in advance for your continued support!
Numerous neighborhood merchants offer special discounts* to SHAD members. When you shop or eat in the area, your membership will pay for itself in no time, and your business helps our merchants as well.
Board of Trustees
The January 9, 2014 elected SHAD Board of Trustees Roster is as follows: SHAD would like to extend a big thank you to Carol Lowenthal, Brian Siggers and Elina Kreymerman!
President: George W. Palda, CHALK
First Vice President: William Beard Ludlow Resident
Second Vice President: Johnnie Spates-Greene Larchmere Resident
Secretary: Donna Cornett Larchmere Resident
Treasurer: Lisa Ealy Larchmere Resident
Kriztina Ponti - Shaker Square Merchant
Mary Ann Kovach - Ludlow Resident
Lynne Alfred - Larchmere Merchant
Corrine P Croom - Ludlow Resident
Joyce Pratt - Larchmere Resident
Rosanna C. Lanese - Larchmere Resident and small business owner
Maryann Tegowski - Larchmere Resident and small business owner
Ed Orberndorf - Shaker Blvd. Condominium Corridor
Jose Andres Portillo, M.D. - Shaker Square Apartment District
Janine Rybka - Shaker Blvd. Condominium Corridor
Doris Vargo - Shaker Blvd. Condominium Corridor
Please check back for continuing updates.
Shaker Square Area Development Corp.‘s (SHAD’s) mission is to provide the people and businesses of the Shaker Square area with the leadership and action needed to foster well-maintained, economically strong neighborhoods.
A diverse membership of 1000 individuals, families and businesses support SHAD in its pursuit of the following objectives:
1. To maintain and promote the 4000 units of apartment/ condominium housing located in the Shaker Square area.
2. To promote home ownership and housing maintenance in the Historic Shaker Square, Larchmere and Ludlow neighborhoods.
3. To revitalize and promote Shaker Square, Larchmere Blvd. and Shaker Blvd. West as regional shopping, entertainment and business districts.
4. To preserve, protect and enhance the area’s landmark architecture, public spaces and green spaces.
5. To address security and quality of life issues within our physical environment.
6. To foster neighborhood pride and collaboration.
SHAD Service Area
A feeling of neighborhood in a cosmopolitan setting describes the Shaker Square Area. It’s a neighborhood rich in diversity: racially, economically and socially. This variety makes it special and unique.
The area is anchored by Shaker Square — the second oldest shopping center in the nation.
RTA Rapid TransitIn a great location, Shaker Square is 15 minutes to downtown Cleveland and Tower City via RTA Rapid Transit; 10 minutes by car from world-renowned University Circle and its medical, educational, cultural and religious institutions; and 35 minutes to Hopkins International Airport via RTA Rapid Transit. Shaker Square Area Development Corp.‘s Service Area constitutes a one square mile area in the City of Cleveland, bordered by Shaker Heights and Cleveland Heights. It is home to 11,000 residents, many of whom live in the 4000 apartment/ condominium units. There are also 1500 one- and two-family homes. The area consists of the Shaker Square/Ludlow Historic District, the Larchmere neighborhood, and the apartment and condo corridors..
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Shaker Square Area Development Corp.'s (SHAD's) mission is to provide the people and businesses of the Shaker Square area with the leadership and action needed to foster well- maintained, economically strong neighborhoods.
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Robbins Shaker West Professional Building at 11811 Shaker Blvd.
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