Greens of Strongsville
The Greens of Strongsville is one of several attractive and thriving retail centers serving the Cleveland-area community of Strongsville, Ohio.
Situated on the northern flank of Royalton Road (State Route 82) about ¾ mile from Interstate 71, The Greens of Strongsville lies just several hundred yards west of the much larger regional mall of Westfield SouthPark, and just several hundred yards east of Strongsville’s primary intersection and town commons at Pearl Road.
The Greens of Strongsville was originally developed and constructed in the early 2000s by the Cleveland-area real estate development firm of Wald & Fisher, then expanded in 2005. At its current size of 325,000 square feet, the property includes such national retailers as Target, Old Navy, Famous Footwear, TJMaxx, Starbucks, Payless ShoeSource, and Pier 1 Imports, as well as the strong regional foodstore Heinen’s. The project also includes a number of smaller local tenants, and terminates at a T. G. I. Friday’s restaurant.
Identifying The Greens of Strongsville is its distinctive and eclectic composition of traditional Western Reserve architectural features — a warm palette of brick construction with light trims and fascias, gabled shingled roofs, broken pediments, shallow arches, brick gable-ends, broken pediments, and punctuation via dormers, cupolas and towers. The result is a satisfying ‘village-scape’ in tune with the citizens’ perceptions of their community character.
The Greens of Strongsville is also noteworthy for its controlled building signage and substantial entry feature, all designed by ZZ Design. That entry marker incorporates the identities of the center and its key anchors into a massive brick fountain set into an orchestrated terrain of rolling lawns, landscaping and rockworks.
Access to the City of Strongsville’s Senior Center and other community facilities flanks The Greens of Strongsville.
Now called Ledgewood Square, this center boasts TGI Friday's and Target. (City softball fields lie just behind, along Zverina Lane.)