Historic Preservation E-News
September 2017
Meet Architect and Author Phillip James Dodd
A Van Sweringen Company Demonstration Home in the Malvern neighborhood.
Join Us October 5 and 6

Phillip James Dodd is author of The Art of Classical Details and An Ideal Collaboration , which focuses on classical design principles and notable residential design. An English-born architect, Mr. Dodd has lived and practiced in the United States since 1996. He will lead two events in Shaker:

Author Talk and Book Signing
Thursday, October 5, 7-8:30 pm
Shaker Heights Library Main Branch
16500 Van Aken Boulevard
This is a free event, but space is limited. Reserve your place here .

Architectural Walking Tour
Friday, October 6, 10-11:30 am
Southeast corner of Shaker and Courtland boulevards, Shaker Heights
This is a free event, but space is limited and registration is required .

These programs are brought to you through a partnership between ICAA Ohio & Lake Erie Chapter and Shaker Heights Library. They are co-sponsored by the City of Shaker Heights Landmark Commission, Cleveland Restoration Society, Shaker Historical Society, and Western Reserve Architectural Historians.
Other Upcoming Events, Classes, and Resources
 Events and Classes
Plumbing Repairs: Faucets and Pipes
Monday, September 25, 7-9 pm
Home Repair Resource Center
2520 Noble Road, Cleveland Heights
Fee required. Details and registration here .


Best Unaddressed Location in the Nation: Mapping Cleveland's Significance for African American Urban History
Thursday, September 28, 5:30 pm
Wolstein Auditorium, Case Western Reserve University
2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland


Bike Shaker Architecture Tours (3 in October!)
Shaker Historical Society
16740 South Park Boulevard, Shaker Heights
All tours require payment and registration. Learn more .

Houses of Poets Corner
Sunday, October 1, 2-4 pm

Architect Munroe Copper
Sunday, October 8, 2-4 pm

Tudor Architecture
Sunday, October 22, 2-4 pm


Designing an Appropriate Addition for an Old House
Two free presentations by the Cleveland Restoration Society :

Monday, October 9, 7-8 pm
Noble Library
2800 Noble Road, Cleveland Heights

Tuesday, October 24, 7-8 pm
Heights Main Library
2345 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights

 Homeowner Resources
For your convenience, the City of Shaker Heights Landmark Commission maintains a list of specialty contractors and resources for historic homes. That list, and other information, is available on the  Shaker Heights Landmark Commission webpage
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