Native Flora Park “Benito Quinquela Martin”

"La Boca", one of the many Buenos Aires neighbourhood quite known for its Football team and a must for the national and international tourism has one of the lowest rates of green area per inhabitant in the city (1,5 m2/inh). In 2000 some NGOs and neighbours asked the government to allocate a former railway yard as a park.In 2002 a popular legislative initiative was presented to the local authorities in this direction.

  • Area : 4
  • GPS X : -58.367292881011960000
  • GPS Y : -34.632254507534746000
  • Project start : 2004
  • Project end : 2005
  • Implementation start : 2005
  • Implementation end : 2006
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  • Project Status : Completed Project
  • Client : Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires
  • Ownership : Public
  • Accessibility : Unrestricted areas
  • Project Team : ng. Agr. Jorge Fiorentino (forestación), Lic. Iván Hurovich (comunicación comunitaria), Téc. Jard. Jorge Freitas (forestación), Arq. Maia Benevicius (documentación), Ing. Agr. Martín Groppa (riego), Téc. Hidr. Peter Schroeter (fuente y estanque), Arq. Miriam Diner (documentación)
  • Brief Description : First park to be planted only with indigenous vegetation in Buenos Aires city.
    First park to be design by the people using a process of participative design it came up as a popular legislative iniatiative.
    Located in the international famous neighborhood of "La Boca" this park was the first to be built in this area of the city.
  • Designer : Programa de Diseño Participativo C.A.B.A.
  • Location : Argentina, Buenos Aires, lat : -34.632254507534746000 - lng : -58.367292881011960000 address : Irala 302-400, Buenos Aires, Autonomous City of Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Project Name : Original : Parque de Flora Nativa "Benito Quinquela Martin"
  • Type : Parks
  • Image Title : Aerial view of Benito Quinquela Martin Park
Image Title: Native Flora Park