Construction began on the $3.2 million Legacy Park project in the Historic Westside with a groundbreaking ceremony on Monday. The park, which is located on Mount Mariah Drive near Martin L King Boulevard, will feature exhibits and sculptures to highlight the area’s history.
“I am so excited to see construction begin on this park that will become a keystone in Ward 5 and the Las Vegas community,” Las Vegas Councilman Crear said. “A beautiful park to celebrate the history of the Historic Westside is going to be truly special.”
“I grew up in the Westside — in Ward 5 — and I have been ingrained with the stories of our community,” Crear said. “We share a history on the Westside that Legacy Park will help preserve, ensuring that future generations know the leaders that came before us all. It will be a place of reverence that brings forth emotion and chronicles the struggles and triumphs of our community.”
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