On February 4, 2013, a San Diego Superior Court judge rejected the City’s plans to vacate traffic from Balboa Park, its historic central urban park, by building a “bypass bridge” and parking garage. The plans were preparation for the City’s centennial celebration of the 1915 Panama California Exposition, which first brought the Park worldwide recognition and resulted in most of its historic structures. [Read more…] about The Balboa Park Plaza de Panama Centennial Project is Dead: So Now What?
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San Diego — Balboa Park is many things to many people: gathering place, cultural vortex, architectural treasure. It is not, however, pedestrian friendly and most agree, it is not being used to its full potential. Known as “the crown jewel of San Diego,” plans are moving forward to rid the central core of the park of vehicular traffic and to revitalize the public space in time for the park’s centennial celebration in 2015. [Read more…] about Plaza de Panama Project Forges Ahead
San Diego – As of late 2010, the Sanders/Jacobs Plaza de Panama Circulation and Parking Project was introduced to expand the Cabrillo Bridge running from Laurel Street into Balboa Park. [Read more…] about Controversial ‘Plaza de Panama’ Project Petition Granted