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′ Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 519 Karen Dr, Berea OH 44017, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Berea Union Depot (approx. half a mile away); Baldwin University (approx. 0.7 miles away); Ogilvy Chapel of St. Thomas Episcopal Church (approx. 0.8 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); The “Big Quarry” (approx. 1.1 miles away); Berea Sandstone Quarries (approx. 1.1 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 Jakupca in 1987 ... (Submitted on September 10, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Environment • Notable Buildings •
More. Search the internet for The Ark.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 10, 2008. This page has been viewed 1,700 times since then and 30 times this year. 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.