Memorial Construction Progress

The Tucson Buffalo Soldier Memorial Plaza Project is coming along nicely, and we are on schedule for a late April or early May 2021 opening.  The following photo progression is provided for your review:

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The plaza area  in 2019 before it was selected to be the memorial site.
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Construction to escavate the exisit plaza area started in October 2020.
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The construction and reshaping of the existing plaza area starts in January 2021.
February 2021 - Memorial Site Construction Progress
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The foundation concrete was been poured in Feburary.  This is the area of the plaza that the Buffalo Soldier historical granite monument will be placed.
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The Buffalo Soldier historical plaque holders are installed were also installed in February. ​​​​​​​
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The Sirrea brick paver installation is near completion.
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The seat wall is also nearing completion.
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All of the hardscaping is complete.  Almost there!