Berea in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Erected 2003 by the International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA) and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 42-18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
Location. 41° 22.754′ N, 81° 51.804′ W. Marker is in Berea, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker is on Karen Drive 0.1 miles north of Rocky River Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 Karen Dr., Berea OH 44017, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Berea Union Depot (approx. half a mile away); Baldwin University (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lyceum Square (approx. one mile away); First Congregational United Church of Christ of Berea (approx. one mile away); The Berea Triangle (approx. one mile away); Berea Sandstone Quarries (approx. 1.1 miles away); The “Big Quarry” (approx. 1.1 miles away); Berea District Seven School (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berea.
More about this marker. The marker is on private property and currently propped against the house itself and partially obscured by weeds.
Regarding The Ark. It is unclear which structure is referred to by the marker. The house itself was built in 1956, with the garage added in 1997. As a part of Ohio's Bicentennial celebration (2003), the studio of Environmental Artist David Jakupca was registered as an Ohio State Landmark, recognizing his art work which has represented and promoted Ohio's cultural and ethnic diversity on a worldwide basis. Berea, Ohio is considered the Home of Environmental Art.
Also see . . . International Center for Environmental Arts (ICEA). ... formed by David and Renate (Submitted on September 10, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Environment • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,671 times since then. Last updated on October 12, 2009. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2008. 3. submitted on October 12, 2009. 4. submitted on October 12, 2009, by Kate McNeece of Fairview Park, Ohio. 5, 6. submitted on October 12, 2009. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.