Vibrant Shaker neighborhoods create a more vibrant Shaker.
Enter Moreland Rising: the City- and neighborhood-led collaboration with arts, business and development partners to create a Moreland hub of innovation.
Together, we will:
- Catalyze entrepreneurship along the Chagrin-Lee corridor
- Explore new ways for neighbors to connect with neighbors
- Cultivate an environment that continues to inspire art and artists
- Encourage innovative housing designs that set the standard for years to come
Review our calendar of events and be a part of Moreland Rising, as an artist, developer or an innovator.
Shaker Design Competition
In September 2016, the City announced the Shaker Design Competition, which seeks Design/Build teams who will create the next generation of top-quality, sustainable middle-income housing on tax-abated land in the City of Shaker Heights. Learn more about the Shaker Design Competition.
SPARKS! (Spaces, Arts and Parks)
The City has partnered with various organizations to help realize this vision:
- Ingenuity Cleveland hosts monthly events aimed at artists and entrepreneurs. Listen to the July 14, 2016 panel discussion, "The Artists Role in Neighborhood Development: What You Want to See"
- Shaker Arts Council hosted SHAC Pops Up at The Dealership in October 2016. Visit the Arts Council online for more information.
- Shaker Heights Recreation Department launched the Arts in the Park summer program, a free supervised drop-in arts and crafts-making time for children, in the summer of 2016.
- The Dealership, 3558 Lee Rd., is the Shaker Heights Development Corporation hub for entrepreneurs and inspired business ideas and will provide the meeting space for Moreland-focused events.
Connect with Moreland
In September 2015, the City launched a program to encourage greater involvement of Moreland residents in revitalizing the neighborhood. You can:
- Attend a Neighbor Night from 6-8 pm at the Stephanie Tubbs Jones Community Building, 3450 Lee Rd., on the last Tuesday of every month
- Learn more about the neighborhood online
- View our calendar of events
- Visit Moreland Phoenix Rising on Facebook
- Sign up to receive Moreland news and information about upcoming events