South Park Renovation a Success

Anthony Araiza, Freelance

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South Park is a nice place now.

I like how we have a nice place to do runs and there is a small place to work out. The (authorities) did a good job renovating it because it used to look ugly and plain.

South Park is the major park near Maya at 51st and Avalon. It received a $12 million renovation last year.

The park has been around since 1910 and already featured a gym, a swimming pool, basketball and tennis courts, a baseball diamond, an outdoor stage and play area but things were getting run down and there were a lot of gangs.

The park has fresh equipment and new, colorful landscaping.

_ The writer, Anthony Araiza, is a ninth grade student at Maya Angelou