A TOTAL of 64 submissions were received in the €3,000 prize competition to choose a logo for the proposed Soho Malaga. Four submissions will be short-listed for the new ‘cultural neighbourhood’ of
The ambitious project for Soho Malaga will be in the immediate area surrounding Calle Tomas Heredia in an area known for an abundance of seedy no-star hostels, street hookers and sex shops.
A Google maps search for this street reveals at least four such shops. If the project goes ahead Calle Tomas Heredia will be pedestrianised like Calle Larios.
The street connects the Alameda Principal boulevard with the Avenida de Manuel Agustin Heredia by the port.
Soho Malaga would cover a space equivalent to 20 hectares flanked by the Contemporary Art Museum (
Counting with the support of
Other proposals include moving the flower shops which for years have been on Alameda Principal to Calle Tomas Heredia.
Malaga Mayor Francisco de la Torre said the Soho Malaga project would be a gradual one, with visible results in three or four year’s time.
By John Jackson