From World's Drug Capital to Green Oasis: The Incredible Story of Medellin, Colombia

13th Commune Integral Urban Project

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13th Commune Integral Urban Project For Shanty Town In Medellin, Colombia Photo
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The project for the 13th Commune neighborhood, for example, includes seven parks, three sports units, two health centers, elderly housing, new urban walks, and several street improvements, among other measures.

Pictured here is the Parque Mirador (Viewpoint Park), one of the first finished works, clearly already being enjoyed by children.

Photo: Medellin Public Works Office.