The Chesler Group Is Selected by Cleveland State University To Undertake Renovation Of Mather Mansion
After a one year review to redevelop the historic Mather Mansion, The Chesler Group has been chosen by Cleveland State University to embark on the restoration and development of this Cleveland landmark property.
The Mather Mansion is one of the only surviving mansions on Euclid Avenue’s Millionaire’s Row.
Iron-ore shipping magnate Samuel Mather contracted Italian craftsmen and used a variety of imported building materials to construct the grand mansion for his family in 1910.
At the time of it’s completion, the Mather Mansion was one of the most expensive homes on Millionaire’s Row
In 1973 the 45-room mansion, located on the campus of Cleveland State University, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Chesler Group is an ward winning expert in historic restoration, development, design, construction, and financing of unique and significant properties.
The mansion at 2605 Euclid Ave. was designed by Cleveland architect Charles F. Schweinfurth, who also designed Trinity Cathedral and about a dozen other mansions on the street. It was completed in 1910 at a cost of $1.2 million, at that time the most expensive home ever built in Cleveland, according to historical documents.
One of the most Lavish homes on “Millianaires Row” the Mather Mansion is constructed of handcrafted stone, brick and woodwork and is replete with hand carved mouldings.