Bratenahl (ˈbrætənɑːl ) is a village in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States, on the southern shore of Lake Erie. One of Cleveland's oldest streetcar suburbs, it is bordered by the city on three sides and by the Lake Erie shoreline to the north. The population was 1,430 at the 2020 census.
Incorporated in 1903, Bratenahl was named after its founder, Charles Bratenahl. It is one of the older residential suburbs of Cleveland along with Shaker Heights, Lakewood, and Cleveland Heights; of these, Bratenahl has the highest per capita wealth. Bratenahl is a small community of fewer than 1,200 population inhabiting approximately 700 households, some of which are stately estates, townhouses, and condominiums on the lakefront. Its famous Lake Shore Boulevard has been featured in many magazines including Better Homes and Gardens.
Bratenahl is home to a once controversial luxury high-rise condominium complex named Bratenahl Place. Though many residents oppose