By Nelson Belen, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - On Sunday, May 29th, Rio Mayor Eduardo Paes unveiled three new refurbished public squares in Rio's Centro zone along the Guanabara Bay waterfront: Praça XV, Marechal Âncora and Largo da Misericórdia. The three public squares are part of the ongoing project to revitalize Porto Maravilha, which includes the opening of the Orla Conde, a 3.5 kilometers stretch located between the Armazém 8 (Warehouse 8) on Pier Mauá and the Praça da Misericórdia.
The revitalization of the city's port zone began in 2013 in . . .