Berkeley in Alameda County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
The Poetry Garden
The creation of the garden was a joint effort of students, teachers, and parents from Berkeley Arts Magnet at Whittier School together with neighbors and the City of Berkeley.
Erected 2009 by Berkeley Historical Plaque Project.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Horticulture & Forestry.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1645 Milvia Street, Berkeley CA 94709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Whittier School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Berkeley Congregational (Grace North) Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of the Asian American Movement (approx. ¼ mile away); Peet’s Coffee & Tea (approx. ¼ mile away); Edward A. Brakenridge House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ohlone Dog Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 1923 Berkeley Fire (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hillside Club (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berkeley.
Also see . . .
1. Cheap Thrills: The Allen Ginsberg Poetry Garden - Berkeley Path. On a quiet block of Milvia Street, on a plot of land abutting Berkeley Arts Magnet Elementary School (BAM), sits a tiny treasure, an enchanting oasis known as the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Garden. (Submitted on April 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
2. The Beat Generation - The Literature Network. In American in the 1950s, a new cultural and literary movement staked its claim on the nation’s consciousness. The Beat Generation was never a large movement in terms of sheer numbers, but in influence and cultural status they were more visible than any other competing aesthetic. (Submitted on April 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2012, by Barry Swackhamer of Brentwood, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.