A state of the art community center!
Brecksville is located less than 15 miles south of Cleveland and maintains a small town, almost rural flavor with one third of the city's 20 square miles occupied by the Brecksville Reservation of the Metroparks and the Cuyahoga Valley National Recreation Area. The village of Brecksville was established in 1921 and officially became a city in 1960. Currently there are approximately 13,632 residents. The gazebo pictured here is in downtown Brecksville, and together with churches, small shops and terrific restaurants, they give the city a quaint look and feel.
Some of the restaurants you can enjoy are Austin's Wood Fire Grill, Panera, Sakura, Frankie's Wok and The Courtyard. Stop for dessert at The Honey Hut Ice Cream Shoppe. If you really want to splurge, try the peanut butter fudgie! There are a variety of upscale homes, condominiums and single family homes. The Brecksville-Broadview Heights School System continually receives excellent ratings. Add to that Sleepy Hollow Golf Course, a state of the art recreation center, and public libray and you might say that Brecksville "has it all".
Residents have a variety of nearby transportation options because Brecksville is uniquely located "At The Center Of It All." By car or by connections through downtown Cleveland on the Regional Transit Authority bus and rail lines, one can reach all areas of Cuyahoga County conveniently. State Routes 21 and 82 bisect Brecksville and there is easy access to Interstate Highways I-77, I-480 andI-80, which is the Ohio Turnpike. Hopkins International Airport is located about fifteen miles from Brecksville.
A multitude of entertainment choices is in easy reach. In downtown Cleveland the Cleveland Browns of the NFL play in their spectacular Browns Stadium. Progressive Field is the home of the Cleveland Indians. The Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA play at Gund Arena which is also a venue for concerts by major recording artists, ice shows, and a variety of other professional attractions. The Cleveland State University Convocation Center is home to the Cleveland State University Vikings, and even more concerts and shows.
Residents have access to many cultural attractions such as the world-famous Cleveland Orchestra, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Great Lakes Science Center and the Rock n’ Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. There are unique shopping areas, and nightlife with dining, outdoor concerts and entertainment in the “Flats” area along the Cuyahoga River. Cleveland’s downtown is a center of activity for all ages and just minutes from Brecksville.
The world-renowned Cleveland Clinic and University Hospitals supplement health care provided by nearby community hospitals and immediate care centers. University hospitals/ER, Metrohealth Hospital/ER and Parma Community General Hospitals serve as emergency care facilities for the residents and visitors who require use of the Fire Department’s ambulances and staff of professional paramedics and EMT’s.