home tour to highlight neighborhoods around shaker square

A group of residents in the Shaker Square-Larchmere community of Cleveland have organized the second Neighborhoods of Shaker Square Home Tour to promote the neighborhood’s many amenities and raise funds for a legacy project in the community.

The home tour will take place on Saturday, September 17th from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. The event will highlight the neighborhood’s varied housing stock, showcasing single-family and two-family homes, luxury condominiums and apartments.

To attract tour-goers to “live, work and play” within the neighborhoods around Shaker Square, event organizers are touting not only the unique homes within the area, but also the art, antique, restaurant and entertainment establishments in the Shaker Square and Larchmere commercial districts.

In a press release, organizers also cite amenities such as a grocery store and cinema in walking distance; mouth-watering restaurants and farmer’s market; proximity to the Shaker Square RTA station; and financial incentives towards purchasing a home through the Greater Circle Living Program.

The weekend kicks off Friday, September 16th with “Rooftop Revelry Over the Square,” a fundraiser that will take place on two Shaker Square condominium rooftops that feature spectacular city and skyline views.

Organizers say they intend to use the funds raised from both events to make an as-yet-to-be-named “legacy gift” to the Larchmere Boulevard enhancement project. This $700,000 improvement project will redevelop the Larchmere streetscape with new lighting, street trees, decorative crosswalks, sidewalks and other amenities.

Tickets to the Neighborhoods of Shaker Square Home Tour cost $15 if purchased online beforehand or $20 on the day of the event. The tour begins at Sergio’s Sarava on Shaker Square. Tickets to “Rooftop Revelry” cost $75 and include home tour admission.

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