Cleveland Cultural Gardens

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Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Hungarian Cultural Garden.jpg
The Hungarian Cultural Garden (1938) is one of 27 nationality gardens in Rockefeller Park National Historic District.
Cleveland Cultural Gardens is located in Ohio
Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Cleveland Cultural Gardens is located in the United States
Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Locationalong both sides of Doan Brook and on both East Blvd and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Mainly between Lake Erie and Wade Park Avenue. All but one within Rockefeller Park.
Coordinates41°31′30″N 81°37′22″W / 41.52500°N 81.62278°W / 41.52500; -81.62278Coordinates: 41°31′30″N 81°37′22″W / 41.52500°N 81.62278°W / 41.52500; -81.62278
Built1926 through 2019 and still building
ArchitectErnest J. Bowditch, et al.
Architectural styleClassical Revival, Art Deco, Landscape Architecture
NRHP reference #05000382[1]
Added to NRHP2005

The Cleveland Cultural Gardens are a collection of public gardens located in Rockefeller Park in Cleveland, Ohio. The gardens are situated along East Boulevard & Martin Luther King Jr. Drive within the 276 acre of wooded parkland on the city's East Side.[2] In total, there are 33 distinct gardens, each commemorating a different ethnic group whose immigrants have contributed to the heritage of the United States over the centuries, as well as Cleveland.[3]

The Gardens[edit]

  • British Garden (1916)
  • Hebrew Garden (1926)
  • German Garden (1929)
  • Italian Garden (1930)
  • Slovak Garden (1932)
  • Slovenian Garden (1932)
  • Hungarian Garden (1934)
  • Polish Garden (1934)
  • American Garden (1935)
  • Czech Garden (1935)
  • Peace Garden of the Nations (1936)
  • Lithuanian Garden (1936)
  • Rusin Garden (1939)
  • Irish Garden (1939)
  • Greek Garden (1940)
  • Ukrainian Garden (1940)
  • Finnish Garden (1958)
  • Estonian Garden (1966)
  • Romanian Garden (1967)
  • African-American Garden (1977)
  • Chinese Garden (1985)
  • India Garden (2005)
  • Latvian Garden (2006)
  • Azerbaijan Garden (2008)
  • Serbian Garden (2008)
  • Armenian Garden (2010)
  • Syrian Garden (2011)
  • Croatian Garden (2012)
  • Albanian Garden (2012)
  • Turkish Garden (2016)
  • Russian Garden (2018)
  • Ethiopian Garden (2019)
  • Lebanese Garden (2019)

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historical Places – Ohio(OH), Cuyahoga County". National Register of Historic Places. Nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com. Retrieved 2011-07-05.
  2. ^ Cultural Gardens in Cleveland's Rockefeller Park need - and deserve - TLC | cleveland.com
  3. ^ "Cleveland Cultural Gardens". The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History. Case Western Reserve University. Retrieved August 21, 2019.