Popular Places for Portraits

Squires Castle

A point of historical interest is the remains of the gatehouse erected by Feargus B. Squire (1850-1932). Squire, vice-president of Standard Oil Company began assembling a country estate in the Chagrin Valley in the 1800s, gradually acquiring 525 acres. He built a gatehouse of stone quarried on the property, eight miles of gravel roads and a pond, but sold the property in 1922. Three years later it was purchased by the Cleveland Metropolitan Park Board as the heart of North Chagrin Reservation.

River Rd.  Willoughby Hills, OH 44094, (216) 635-3200


Grand Pacific Junction

The mystique and intrigue of the various architectural designs in historic Olmstead Falls, produce an ambiance of unbelievable nature. It is one of the most authentic and original revitalized downtown historical districts in Ohio. Architectural make-up of this area is late 1880s flat storefront construction, Greek revival with post beam construction, late Victorian and Mid 1920's commercial strorefront.

8082 Columbia Rd.  Olmstead Falls, OH 44138, (440)-235-9277