Silverado Park, Long Beach, California
|Area||11.8 acres (4.8 ha)|
|Operated by||Parks, Recreation & Marine Department, City of Long Beach|
|Website||Silverado Park, (City of Long Beach, CA)|
Silverado Park is a city-operated park of 11.8 acres (4.8 ha) in the West-Side area of Long Beach, California. It was built in the 1930s under the auspices of the Works Progress Administration. It is in an area with increased crime rates although events such as a children's Christmas party have also taken place there. In 2005 the park was part of a study conducted by CSULB biologists on the behavior of house finches in heavily urbanized environments.
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- "Santa to visit Silverado Park". Press-Telegram. Long Beach, California. December 20, 1998. Retrieved October 9, 2011.
- Esteban Fernández-Juricic; Rachael Poston; Karin De Collibus; Timothy Morgan; Bret Bastain; Cyndi Martin; Kacy Jones & Ronald Treminio (December 2005). "Microhabitat Selection and Singing Behavior Patterns of Male House Finches (Carpodacus mexicanus) in Urban Parks in a Heavily Urbanized Landscape in the Western U.S." Urban Habitats. 3. Retrieved October 8, 2011.