111 years after it was first opened, Calle del Marqués de Larios, alongside Plaza de la Constitución, now forms an integral part of a new concept of Malaga’s Historic City Centre. An approach to populating historic centres, already applied in other European cities, serving to showcase the places which gave birth to today’s conurbations, restoring […]
Sentimental chronicle of the life of Malaga through its most emblematic street. A historical document giving voice to the city’s key figures. The initiative of politicians, the effort of architects and builders, the experiences of traders and the memories of the people of Malaga.
According to the mayor, the remodelling of the street is a “source of pride and satisfaction for the people of Malaga”.
Mass opening ceremony on Calle Larios and Plaza de la Constitutión. The spontaneous support of thousands of local residents gives fresh impetus to the pedestrianisation of the historic city centre.
Cities not only need growth and renewal, new infrastructure and the promotion of tourism as they watch life pass by, but must also reinvent themselves. And Malaga is reinventing itself through the remodelling of Calle Larios.
Several dozen builders were working flat out yesterday to get the Plaza de la Constitución ready for the gala opening scheduled for this afternoon. All that remained was to install a few finishing touches, such as the tree kerbing, the details of the Génova fountain and work to tidy up the surrounding area.
The building contractor IELCO was yesterday working flat out to complete the last few metres of paving.
More than fifty employees are working non-stop to ensure that tomorrow, Monday, Calle Larios is once again restored to its traditional splendour, fully open as a pedestrian route after seven months of building work.