Looks like: A striking collection of homes marked by an array of charming front doorways. A
predominantly residential neighborhood nestled among mature trees.
Feels like: A peaceful district that surrounds the wonderfully restored former school building and grounds, now the Hanna Perkins Center with public green space and butterfly garden.
Walk to: The facilities and nature paths at Horseshoe Lake Park, Hathaway Brown School, Almar's small mall, Shaker Middle School.
Close to: Fairmount Circle and Van Aken shops and restaurants, and Bertram Woods Branch Library, Green Line RTA stops.
Named for: Malvern Elementary (now Hanna Perkins Center), 19910 Malvern Road, built in
Community Association: Yes.
Year built: 1927
Square feet: 3152
Style: Georgian Revival
Formal and symmetrical front facade, prominent doorway, wood cornices painted white to complement red brickwork, arched windows and hipped roof.
Year built: 1924
Square feet: 4927
Style: Tudor Revival
Steeply pitched roof, decorative half-timbering with stucco, massive and elaborate chimney, pointed or elliptical arches over windows, and leaded glass.