Refurbishment and reconstruction works currently under way in the Athenian center
Mayor of Athens, Costas Bakogiannis, spoke thoroghly about the big and large projects that are currently in progress in the Athenian center and the 129 neighborhoods of the city, speaking to ERT and the show "From six ...".
"We have many projects that are currently in progress in Athens," he added, commenting that "in the National Garden, the upper part of the emblematic garden has been delivered to Athenian citizens and we have already proceeded with the renovation of the lower part. In Lycabettus a large infrastructure project is in progress and soon the interventions on the road and the paths of the hill will begin. At the same time, the technical services are paving half of the city, while at the same time, after many years, 400 modern and safe sidewalks are being built ".
Describing in more detail the network of actions of the Municipality that extends to every corner of the city, Costas Bakogiannis pointed out that what is required is the culture of everyday life. ", in electric lighting," 43,500 electricity pylons will be upgraded with LED ", the so called "Pocket Parks" are created in the neighborhoods of Athens "etc.
Among the projects implemented by the Municipality is the University, "which will begin to work intensively as soon as the Constitution is completed and will be given to the Athenians in 2023". Referring to the renovation of the lower part of Syntagma Square, he pointed out that this is the fulfillment of an urban promise that has been pending for about 20 years, emphasizing that this project provides 3,500 square meters of free space for citizens. Briefly describing the project of renovation of the historic central square of Athens, he revealed that in its new form it will have enough green that will provide coolness to its residents and visitors, fountains, pergolas, as well as new urban equipment
Regarding the project of the Double Regeneration, he said that in time construction works will be initiated in Eleonas and that it is a matter of time before the big stadium of Panathinaikos
will be auctioned and the facilities of the Amateur and the infrastructure works in Eleonas proceed.