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Jesse Owens, Cleveland's Olympic icon, to be honored with plaza at Rockefeller Park

Posted January 21, 2022 in Articles

Author: Kaylyn Hlavaty

Plans are underway to honor Cleveland resident and Olympic icon Jesse Owens with a plaza at the site of the oak tree planted in his honor at Rockefeller Park along Martin Luther King Drive in University Circle.

The conceptual design for Jesse Owens Olympic Oak Park will include new pathways, seating, signage and public art. University Circle Inc. has teamed up with local firm DERU Landscape Architecture and local artist Angelica Pozo for the art design.

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Original Article: https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/cleveland-metro/jesse-owens-clevelands-olympic-icon-t

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