, South Euclid, OH
If you remove the variable of distressed bank owned parcels, the city is holding its value well. The housing stock is well made and the community is stable with a good school district. The city is lauching a green initiative and plans to work with a private developer to rehab numerous properties using green building techniques and universal design. Neighborhood community gardens are planned as well as a marketing strategy that will emphasize walkable neighborhoods, proximity to mass transit, University Circle, educational resources, and the Mteroparks. South Euclid is staying ahead of neighboring cities in terms of innovation and is certainly a great place to call home.