Historic El Barrio Park gets a refresher

El Barrio Park, at 400 Claremont Blvd., reopened last weekend after an extensive renovation.

The 50-year-old park has been outfitted with a new walking path, drought tolerant plants, turf, picnic benches and grills, and a new entrance from Harwood Place.

The project was a collaboration between the Claremont Colleges, the city, and Arbol Verde Preservation Committee, with funding provided by Claremont McKenna College.

Read more about the history and recent renovation of El Barrio Park in the upcoming COURIER 2022 Almanac, which will be on newsstands August 19.


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