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Shaker Heights Bike Tours
There are four tours to choose from or join all of them led by a professional architect and the leader of Bike Shaker. All of the bike tours require an RSVP to 216-921-1201. It is $15 to go on a tour if you use your own bike or $20 if you want to rent one of our bikes. These are guided tours led by SHS Board Members and avid cyclists, Rick Smith and Greydon Petznick. SHS Members receive a $5 discount!
July 27th at 1pm: Why all the red brick in Shaker?
Join us on an 8.3 mile bike tour of historic Shaker Heights. Learn about why the predominant institutional and commercial architectural style is traditionally Georgian in Shaker. View homes and buildings designed by Cleveland architect Charles Schneider and Clarence Mack. See Plymouth Church and take in the sights of Shaker Square. http://www.mapmyride.com/routes/view/408160442
August 17th at 1pm: Shaker Goes Modern
Join us on a 7.1 mile tour of Modern architecture in Shaker Heights. Learn the Van Sweringen’s hidden philosophy of good architecture-regulations. Ride your way through Shaker Heights viewing homes designed in the 1960s and 1970s through today.
September 14th at 1pm: Howard Hanna Real Estate Tour
Sponsored by the LeSueur team with Howard Hanna, we will teach you how to recognize the details that make Shaker Heights homes so special. If you looking to own a special property, join us on a tour of current Shaker Heights homes for sale and be led by a professional architect. Details TBD.
October 5th at 1pm: East View Tour
Join us on a 6 mile bike tour of the East View of Shaker Heights including the neighborhoods of Fernway, Sussex and Lomond. Learn about life when Shaker Heights was first settled; see the oldest house in Shaker, Van Sweringen demonstration homes and other historical treasures.
Save the Date!
- February 10, 2015Out of the Closet: Rarely seen textiles from our collection
- March 10, 2015Nature & Design by Lari Jacobson
- April 5, 2015Easter- Museum Closed
- April 12, 2015 3:00 pmLetters from America: Cleveland Germans in the 19th Century by Claire Gebben
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