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.
Location. 37° 52.622′ N, 122° 16.275′ W. Marker is in Berkeley, California, in Alameda County. Marker is on Milvia Street just south of Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1645 Milvia Street, Berkeley CA 94709, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Whittier School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Berkeley Congregational (Grace North) Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peet’s Coffee & Tea (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward A. Brakenridge House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 1923 Berkeley Fire (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hillside Club (approx. 0.4 miles away); Shattuck Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); Heywood Building (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 San Jose, 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 San Jose, California.)
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Horticulture & Forestry •
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