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Proposed park concepts on Shaker Square could remove Shaker Boulevard

CLEVELAND — Detailed concepts for a proposed neighborhood park and public space on Cleveland’s Shaker Square will be turned over to the public for feedback this week.

The $400,000 project would revamp Shaker Square, though two of four concept designs would remove Shaker Boulevard from the square’s center.

Tara Turner, spokesperson for LAND Studio, which is organizing the project, says developers hope to have a final design concept confirmed by June.

All four of the proposed designs include:

-Development opportunity

-Parking lot enhancements

-Streetscape enhancements

-Flexible lawn -Plaza

-Urban garden

-Promenade

-Bike route

-Buckeye to Doan Brook Trail

-Raised crossing

The four design concepts are as follows:

1. Community Commons

2. Forest Crossing

3. Promenade

4. Shaker Park

The Shaker Park and Community Commons designs would remove Shaker Boulevard through the square.

This Is Shaker Square and Cleveland Neighborhood Progress will host a trio of meetings this week to encourage public feedback.

The meeting schedule is as follows:

Feb. 20: Shaker Heights Library, 3-5 p.m.

Feb. 20: Our Lady of Peace, 7-9 p.m.

Feb. 21: North Union Market, 8-10 a.m.



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