While a court decision suspends for the moment the demolition work of the Acropolis palace, where the town hall of Nice has planned to continue its green belt, a new overview of this project has been unveiled.
"We asked the best experts and specialists to design a park that provides what the first part did not offer enough", with "first greenery, then peace and tranquility", explained Christian Estrosi.
The Louis-Nucéra library will notably be entitled to a patio for “reading in the open air” and “enclosed gardens”, including one in the shape of a “cloister”, are also planned.
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While a court decision suspends for the moment the demolition work of the Acropolis palace, where the town hall of Nice has planned to continue its green belt, a new overview of this project, which continues to crystallize opposition, has been unveiled.
With a desire to attract as many people as the construction site has already removed the historic building of the National Theater of Nice (TNN).
Faced with an audience of residents and representatives of neighborhood committees on Wednesday, Christian Estrosi presented the conclusions of a consultation launched for the development of this extension of the Paillon promenade.
This must complete the first section, inaugurated in 2013, by 2025 and for 75 million euros.
“If you like this first stage, you will love the second, that of the urban forest”, boasted the chosen one.
"What the first part did not offer enough"
He even promises that this “Season 2” will be better than the initial phase, which was not successful enough for his taste: “We asked the best experts and specialists to design a park that brings what the first part did not offer enough”.
With "first greenery, then appeasement and tranquility", he explained.
The Louis-Nucéra library will be entitled to a patio for "reading in the open air".
"Enclosed gardens", including one in the form of a "cloister", are also planned.
In total, 1,500 additional trees, "well adapted to climate change, consuming little water, providing shade and capturing pollutants" will be planted on the 8 ha to be developed up to the exhibition center, details Christian Estrosi.
A bamboo grove is even announced.
“Water points” and the figures in question
The mayor also promised that "water points in interaction with the greenery" will allow "the air conditioning of the city".
It announces “up to -5°C air temperature, -10°C felt temperature, -20°C ground temperature, compared to mineralized spaces”.
The project should also lead to a "reduction of 1,700 tonnes of CO2 emissions per year by removing energy-intensive thermal sieves [the buildings destroyed according to him], and the capture of 40 tonnes thanks to the capture by trees", a-t he reaffirmed.
Figures similar to those that had already been put forward last year, then contested by the Collectif citoyen 06. “Official data from the Low Carbon label of the Ministry for Ecological Transition indicate an average reduction of 5 kg , or 7.5 tonnes per year for the 8-hectare extension”.
Another data could make everyone agree: the reduction of ambient noise.
According to the town hall, a reduction of 6 to 8 decibels is expected thanks to this revegetation.
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