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Shaker Overview

Shaker residents have easy access to the resources of a vibrant Cleveland.

  • Cultural riches of museums and the Cleveland Orchestra at University Circle
  • Professional business community and world-class health care institutions
  • Professional sports arenas abound, home to the Indians, the Browns and the Cavaliers.

Shaker is well situated in the region. It is home to:

  • 28,448 residents
  • Four lakes
  • Plentiful parklands
  • 7,696 private homes
  • 4,285 rental properties

Shaker Heights has a nationally acclaimed school district boasting:

  • The most highly educated faculty in the Cleveland area
  • Seventeen college-level Advanced Placement classes in which approximately one-third of High School students participate
  • Nine-time winner of the "What Parents Want" award
  • First in Ohio to have each of its schools cited by the United States Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools
  • 90% college attendance rate

It is the only one of Cleveland's eastern suburbs with two rapid transit lines connecting it to downtown and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.

Shaker Heights has a vibrant business community:

  • Over 1,000 businesses, including hundreds of successful home based businesses
  • A wide variety of local and national retail offerings
  • Well over 1 million square feet of office space
  • Approximately 500,000 square feet of retail space
  • Exciting business expansion and relocation opportunities
  • Learn about Shaker's Economic Development resources

Shaker Heights has distinctive neighborhoods characterized by:

  • Tree-lined, canopied streets
  • Sidewalks
  • Extraordinary architecture

Shaker Heights is:

  • Ohio's first planned garden city
  • Home to a regional Nature Center identified as a National Environmental Education Landmark
  • Host to updated recreational facilities that include a 50 meter swimming pool and an indoor, year-round ice skating arena
  • One of the first cities in the midwest to adopt legislation supporting Green Building and Sustainable Community Practices.
  • The City of Shaker Heights supports fair housing.

Eighty percent of Shaker is located within a historic district that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

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