by Clara Lederer
© Cleveland Cultural Garden Federation
For many years the only history of the Cleveland Cultural Gardens
Still worth reading
In Rockefeller Parkway, along the steep hillsides, between the upper and lower driveways of the East Boulevard, cling the Cleveland Cultural Gardens, with individual units or links, each emblazoning a distinct message of cultural aspiration each singing a song of the far away homeland of a people that is building anew and in that process of contributing of its own inner cultural and spiritual wealth.
Every gem in this diadem tells not only its own loveliness, but in reflection radiates the color and beauty of its neighbor. The teachings of Cleveland’s Cultural Garden chain are aglow with the spiritual purpose that underlies the way of free and democratic people. For surely, as it was written of true wisdom thousands of years ago: