Moreland Neighborhood History
- Dawson, Virginia (2017). “Moreland and the Development of the South Side of Shaker Heights.”
- Leiken, Mayor Earl (January 29, 2017). “Moreland,” PowerPoint Presentation at the Shaker Historical Society Annual Meeting. Parts One, Two, Three and Four
- Hart, James Donovan (2003). “No Bowling Allowed: The Challenge of Commercial Revitalization and Racial Integration in Shaker Heights, 1976-1992.”
- Styche, Leonard G. & Don M. Hisaka (December 1967). Summary of a Comprehensive Plan: Shaker Heights, Ohio.
- Chagrin-Lee-Avalon Business Corridor, Businesses Over Time spreadsheet. See also the 1951-53 Map in Moreland on the Map, below.
- Richter, Cynthia Mills (1999). Integrating the Suburban Dream: Shaker Heights, Ohio. University of Minnesota.
East View United Church of Christ:
Shaker Heights Public Library:
- “Shaker Heights Public Library: Serving the Community for 75 Years.” Shaker Life, October/November 2012
- <Placeholder for link to Moreland Oral Histories>
- Whyte, Donna McIntyre. Current resident of Moreland neighborhood.
- Shaker Heights Centennial Interview Collection
- Shaker Lakes Nature Center Interview Collection
Timelines (click for more detail):
An Architectural Guide to Southern Moreland
Published by the Cleveland Restoration Society
Architectural Information of Moreland Homes
Including Construction Dates and Architects’ Names
From the Shaker Building Index Card Database
Hildana Road Homes
Ludgate Road Homes
Menlo Road Homes
Nicholas Road Homes
Pennington Road Homes
Scottsdale Road Homes
Sudbury Road Homes
Landmarked Properties in Moreland
Designated as Shaker Heights Landmarked Properties
By the City of Shaker Heights
The Kingsbury Building
The Lee-Scottsdale Building
Warrensville West Cemetery
Visit ClevelandHistorical.org for these and other stories about Moreland and Shaker Heights:
Check back often as more stories are added!
Moreland Voices: hear oral history interviews of Moreland residents.
Historic Images of Moreland:
- Moreland Elementary School historic photographs, Shaker Heights Collection, Cleveland Memory.
- Moreland Neighborhood historic photographs, Shaker Heights Collection, Cleveland Memory.
- Moreland Historic Images, Planning Department, City of Shaker Heights.
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Warrensville Township, 1903
Warrensville Township, 1912
Moreland School District, 1927
Southern Moreland Neighborhood, 2017
with business changes to 1960
Chagrin Lee Avalon Shopping Center
Territorial Growth of the City of Cleveland
showing annexation of part of East View Village
Further Map Resources:
- “From Surrogate Suburbs to Shaker Heights: Exploring Black Middle-Class Mobility in Mid-Twentieth Century Cleveland,” a map-based tour itinerary that includes historical details and images of the Moreland area of Shaker Heights. Todd Michney and Virginia Dawson, 17th National Conference on Planning History, Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH), October 29, 2017.
- Shaker Heights Maps in ClevelandMemory.org
- Shaker Historical Society’s Historic Map Collection
- Map-based databases: MyPlace, NODIS, and NEO CANDO.
CHAGRIN BOULEVARD AT LEE ROAD (NORTHEAST CORNER)
CHAGRIN BOULEVARD AT LEE ROAD (FACING SOUTH)
HAMPSTEAD AVENUE AT LEE ROAD
CHAGRIN BOULEVARD AT PENNINGTON ROAD
MENLO ROAD AT RIFE COURT
The Moreland History Working Group consists of residents of Moreland neighborhood, independent scholars, and representatives of:
- City of Shaker Heights Neighborhood Revitalization Department
- Cleveland Restoration Society
- Shaker Heights Public Library
- Shaker Historical Society
For more information, contact:
Kamla Lewis, Director,
3450 Lee Road
Shaker Heights, OH 44120
216-491-1370 (office); 216-491-1374 (direct)