The construction of the new park, La Libertad, is 70 percent complete and is expected to be ready by May. The park is being built on 1.5 hectares that was the site of the old city prison. One of the old prison buildings will become a depository of historic city documents. However, 80 percent of the land is dedicated to green areas, paths, children parks, other outdoor activities. Included in the park will be a seven-story viewpoint that will off er a panoramic view of Cuenca. The first floor will house a coffee shop and daycare center. Other buildings in…
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