A view of the grounds at Judson's South Franklin Circle community in Chagrin Falls - a suburb of Cleveland, OH

Open Spaces. Unlimited Possibilities.

South Franklin Circle–a partnership with Judson Smart Living®, is Northern Ohio’s premier community for older adults. South Franklin Circle sets a new standard for independent living in Cleveland.  Members of our suburban Chagrin Falls community share a passion for the world around them. South Franklin Circle is all about choices and empowering individuals to take charge of their lives, and define the way they live now and in the future.

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Featured Retirement Living Activities and Programs

Our diverse cultural and educational programs receive rave reviews, especially our Dialogue Series that features forums of world-class art historians, theatre directors and authors. Our health and wellness center features a warm water pool and spa and the latest innovations in fitness.

Enjoy gardening? Our raised beds are perfect for growing vegetables, flowers…and friendships.

Set upon 90 pristine acres, South Franklin Circle, an active adult community, is surrounded by wide open green spaces, ponds, miles of trails for walking, biking and hiking; yet it is an easy stroll to the conveniences of the quaint village of Chagrin Falls.

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Our Acclaimed Restaurant

Open to residents and the public, Radius Restaurant has been called “the jewel in the crown” of South Franklin Circle. The focus is on healthy, locally grown ingredients and familiar favorites, signature dishes and a well-chosen wine list. There is also casual dining in The Bistro.

Quaint Village or Vibrant City – The Choice Is Yours

Chagrin Falls offers architecture reflecting the Connecticut and New England roots of the historic Western Reserve. Its main streets, surrounded by two parks, are lined with interesting shops, art galleries and diverse dining venues. If you prefer to connect with the educational and cultural attractions of University Circle, South Franklin Circle provides daily transportation.

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