Historic Preservation E-News
March 2018
Last Call for Preservation Awards!
2018 Landmark Commission Preservation Awards
Deadline is March 31
The Shaker Heights Landmark Commission established its Preservation Awards program in 1998 to recognize and highlight efforts by property owners who have preserved and improved their properties. Exterior projects completed after April 2015 are eligible. Nominations may be submitted for any building in Shaker Heights, including homes and apartment buildings, commercial buildings, and other structures.

Submissions will be accepted online through March 31. Winners will be announced this fall. Learn more or view past winners .
Scan Microfilm Blueprints Free @ Shaker Library
Shaker Library is collaborating with the Cleveland Public Library Digital Library on a project that allows Shaker residents to make free digital copies of their home's historic microfilm blueprints.

You must make an appointment with the Local History Librarian. Learn more ...

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

Did you know you can look up your home's original building card? Learn about this and more at www.historicshaker.com .

The Cleveland Restoration Society's Heritage Home Program offers a range of services that help repair, maintain, and rehab your older home, while retaining architectural features and increasing your home’s value. If you live in a Shaker home that is at least 50 years old, there are a number of free services available to you, including site visits, paint color consultations and review of contractor estimates. Visit the Cleveland Restoration Society website to learn more.  
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