Parque Del Litoral, Mayaguez

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Parque Litoral Israel "Shorty" Castro is a park located in the city of Mayagüez, Puerto Rico. It is commonly named "Parque del Litoral".FeaturesThe park was created after the city was selected to host the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games. Of all the construction projects built to prepare the city for the games the park was created with the intention of becoming the main legacy for the city.The park runs for 2.54 km with the Mayagüez Bay on one side and the José González Clemente Avenue on the other. The entire park covers an area of about forty two acres. The park consist of different sections. In its northern end beginning in the Yagüez River is the "Central American Plaza" and an open-air amphitheater. In its southern end the parks meets up with the Parque Infantil del Milenio, and the new José Antonio Figueroa Athletics Stadium and the Isidoro García Stadium.Planning & ConstructionThe park was designed by Bonnin Orozco Architectural Firm and Local Office Landscape Architecture over a year and a half period from January 2006 to July 2007. Later after winning the public bids for the project, construction began in December 2007 and ended in 2010. The project cost approximately $19,429,550 and was financed by the Government of Puerto Rico.The project was constructed by Ferrovial Agroman, S.A. While the structural design was in charge of the engineers Nelson Rodríguez and Jaime R. Roberts.DedicationPuerto Rican Public Law 186 honored beloved local comedian and musician Shorty Castro by naming the newly constructed shoreline park after him
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  • Nice place to take amazing pictures of the ocean and the magical sunset scene in the late afternoon. you can walk around, ride a bicycle or just take the kids to play around. Also, there is a...  more »
  • Just a great place to visit and take a nice walk. Almost every weekend there's something to do, live music, sporting events, theater plays, today it was a food truck event. Great for visiting with.....  more »

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