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|Colony Park District to Feature Community Park Area; Groundbreaking ceremony set for Tuesday, April 27|
ANAHEIM, CA - (April 26, 2010) - The City of Anaheim, in partnership with Brookfield Homes, will participate in a groundbreaking ceremony for Colony Park in the historic Anaheim Colony Historic District on Tuesday, April 27 at 2:30 p.m. The new public park will be constructed to reflect the City’s historical roots for current and future generations of Anaheim residents. The public is invited to join Anaheim Mayor Curt Pringle and City Council at the ceremony.
The design of the new Colony Park will feature a small citrus grove of Valencia Orange trees, covered picnic areas, a playground for children, and will become the 25th attraction along the “Art in Public Places” art walk.
The groundbreaking will take place near the intersection of Melrose and South Streets. The park will open for visitors in December 2010.
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