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Although the pond was removed in 1974, many people still fondly refer to the plaza as “La Plaza de los Lagartos,” or Alligator Plaza. Today, a fiberglass sculpture by nationally acclaimed local artist Luis Jiménez honors the original alligators.
A very nice place to sit...More
Even though the alligators are long gone, their presence is still felt. As a child (both parents were born in El Paso), I remember seeing the alligators alive in their enclosure. Today, the plaza has be remodeled to commemorate both the alligators and the city's...More
The Plaza has been remodeled and is quite a nice place to hang out. There is a snack shack called Rent-a-Chef which provides refreshement, a stage for the events which happen regularly and some shade. There are lots of businesses and restaurants in walking distance.
Went recently to enjoy a Chihuahuas baseball game. We decided to go check out San Jacinto after the game. Place was well lit, music playing, little food stand with good local snacks. We were able to play some table tennis and horseshoes as a family...More
I was waiting for an event at the Abraham Chavez Auditorium(ZZ Top). I walked over to the San Jacinto Plaza and it was great. Several places available for a refreshing beverage and people watch. Very cool. I'll be back.