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 US
Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Location along 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.
Coordinates 41°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
Built 1926 through 2011 and still building
Architect Ernest J. Bowditch, et al.
Architectural style Classical Revival, Art Deco, Landscape Architecture
NRHP reference # 05000382[1]
Added to NRHP 2005

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 31 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)
  • American Legion Peace Gardens (1936)
  • Lithuanian Garden (1936)
  • Irish Garden (1939)
  • Rusin 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)
  • Croatian Garden (2009)
  • Armenian Garden (2010)
  • Syrian Garden (2011)
  • Russian Garden (2011)
  • Albanian Garden (2012)

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