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01.16.2019

After five years of planning, Van Aken District is coming alive in Shaker Heights

It’s not easy to take an historic neighborhood known for its charm, tree-lined residential streets, and opulent architecture and create a brand-new urban downtown. But, after more than five years of planning, that is exactly what the…

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01.16.2019

Van Aken District in Shaker Heights announces retail, dining openings

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – The Van Aken area of Shaker Heights has seen some change over the last hundred years but none like the new Van Aken District, a mixed-use lifestyle destination that is nearing the end…

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01.16.2019

The future (of Van Aken District) is female with 15+ women-owned businesses on board

As retailers start opening their doors in Shaker Heights’ new Van Aken District, the emphasis is on local and regional makers. But there is also a strong female influence at the District, with more than 15 women-owned…

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