São Paulo City Hall Signs Contract to Rehabilitate Independence Park

Ipiranga Museum has been closed since 2013 when structural issues were identified in the building. The aim is to inaugurate the New Museu do Ipiranga in 2022.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Parque da Independência (Independence Park) is a famous and one of the most remarkable sightseeing spots in São Paulo and in urgent need of restoration.

The City of São Paulo finally signed on Sunday (5th) a contract for the expansion and the rehabilitation of this fabulous site in the Ipiranga neighborhood, south of the city. The park is listed by cultural heritage defense agencies at the municipal, state and federal levels.

The current area of 161,000 square meters will be increased by about 26,000 square meters . . .

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