Our Mission


Through collaboration, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization guides the physical, economic and social development of the Detroit Shoreway neighborhood toward an improved quality of life.


Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization will act as a catalyst for community building resulting in a diverse, sustainable and desirable neighborhood in which to live, work, play and shop.


  • We embrace our community diversity.
  • We value historic preservation and our neighborhood heritage.
  • We seek participation and representation, valuing the diverse opinions, opportunities and solutions for neighborhood enrichment.
  • We foster risk taking, creativity and innovation.
  • We incorporate ecological design to protect the environment and create a healthy and sustainable community.
  • We strive to maintain a mixed income population in our neighborhood and are committed to providing affordable housing.
  • We value members of the faith-based community as important partners.
  • We value professional development of staff.
  • We are accountable to residents, funders and each other.
  • We are advocates for the alleviation of poverty and social justice.

A neighborhood with a view, a community with a vision.

The Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization | 6516 Detroit Avenue | Cleveland, Ohio 44102 | 216.961.4242 thunder::tech :: a marketing agency