Van Aken District
Only five minutes from South Shaker, The Van Aken District is a local hotspot. Described as “th best mix of retail, restaurants and entertainment – all coming together in the name of community, craftsmanship and supporting the local economy”, the Van Aken District is a crown jewel for Shaker Heights. Sample a variety of tasty food from numerous restaurants and eateries, including Mitchell’s Homemade Ice Cream, Shaker Heights’ Brassica Mediterranean eatery, and Scorpacciata Pizza Co. Peruse the different local shops that offer a variety of different wares, including crafting and home goods, bakeries, plants and garden supplies, clothing, and more. In addition to restaurants and retail, enjoy the cultural and community events that are hosted frequently. All of this and more located in the Van Aken District in downtown Shaker Heights, just a five minute drive from Shaker South Apartments!