The City of Anaheim published on its Facebook page a conceptual plan for a “re-imaging” of venerable La Palma Park, located on La Palma Avenue between Anaheim and Harbor boulevards in District 3.
Here’s the current state of La Palma Park (via Google Maps):
From the city’s Facebook page:
“After community meetings, we took into account much of the feedback we received and here’s what we came up with.
We look forward to building a park that is safe and beautiful, with the amenities the neighborhood needs.”
Other than Glover Field, La Palma Park is primarily a passive park. The re-imagining is primarily re-programming those passive spaces for active uses such as soccer fields, a sports arena and a splash pad.
Glover Field is not part of this renewal project., and will remain as is.
There were more than 130 comments and a lively discussion by residents, mostly positive.
Some residents asked how this re-do would impact the annual Cinco de Mayo festival. The city replied:
Other residents expressed concerns about preserved the mature trees in La Palma Park: