Berj Shakarian, architect for the Armenian Cultural Gardens, shares about his immigration to America from Armenia, his views about what the city is doing with the Mall, details about projects from when he was the Public Architect for Cuyahoga County, how the Armenian Cultural Garden came to be and the influences behind its design, his crucial involvement in restoring Playhouse Square, and the design of St. Ignatius Plaza at John Carroll.
Interviewer is joined by his wife and son. Phone rings 22:19.
Shakarian, Berj (interviewee)
Raponi, Rich (interviewer); Lanese, Jim (interviewer)
Cleveland Cultural Gardens series 1
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"Berj Shakarian interview, 2012" (2012). Cleveland Regional Oral History Collection. Interview 800061_803003.