The Courtyards of Severance, a distinguished townhome community with over fifty residences, sits on a charming piece of the original 180-acre estate of Cleveland businessman and philanthropist John L. Severance.
Severance was a dedicated advocate for the arts, and contributed considerably to the area's artistic culture as President of the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Musical Arts Association. He also donated $2.5 million to construct Severance Hall. the stunning stone edifice for the Cleveland Orchestra designed in honor of his late wife, and bequeathed a $3 million collection to the art museum.
Now occupying eleven buildings across more than eight acres, Courtyards of Severance is an ideal location for those seeking the area's art, music, education, and even medical arena, as well as the nearby retail hub. European-style courtyards, green spaces, terraces, and a fish pond lend to the bright interior, complete with formal dining spaces, modernized kitchens, and luxurious bathrooms.