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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Burnham park's new look under the proposed redevelopment plan

Photo Courtesy || Public Information Office -Baguio City FB
Cordillera - Baguio Burnham park, the iconic landmark of the city would be getting a facelift to improve its current condition. 

The city council this week has approved the resolution approving the conceptual master development plan that aims to redevelop the 34-hectare Burnham Park. 

The resolution said that the popular park deserves improvement to be worthy of its prestigious designation as the United Nation's Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Creative City.

"The proposed redevelopment of Burham Park includes the facelift of the Melvin Jones grandstand and football field, the Burnham lake, the children's park, the put up of the desired creative center right in the site of the old orchidarium, the put up of a senior citizen's park near the children's park, the improvement of the Ibaloi Park and heritage garden, the improvement of the site of the orchidarium and the development of the whole of the Baguio Athletic Bowl and the area of the Pine Trees of the World", says the article from the city's public information website.
Photo Courtesy || Public Information Office -Baguio City FB

Photo Courtesy || Public Information Office -Baguio City FB

Photo Courtesy || Public Information Office -Baguio City FB

A multi-level parking facility at the Ganza parking area will also be constructed to cater parking needs of park goers including a basement parking in the creative center. 

A feasibility study of the said redevelopment will be conducted after a public consultation by the members of the local legislative body to come up with the necessary suggestions and recommendations before it will be finally approved for implementation.

source || The City Government of Baguio Official Website



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