More than a hundred years after the Van Sweringen brothers developed a small portion of Shaker Heights, the utopian, exclusive residential suburb they envisioned being built around the ideals of the Garden City movement still thrives. To ensure their vision was maintained in the midst of rapid growth and home construction, the brothers insisted each home be architecturally unique. Walk through the neighborhoods today and you'll enjoy block after block of the city's most enduring assets: its homes.
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