A child skips along a walkway in Alameda Central in Mexico City, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Made iconic in the Diego Rivera mural “Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in the Alameda,” some of the plaza's ... more 
A child skips along a walkway in Alameda Central in Mexico City, Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012. Made iconic in the Diego Rivera mural “Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in the Alameda,” some of the plaza's concrete sidewalks were replaced by marble, and makeshift vendor stands were kicked out. An ambitious, multimillion-dollar program to beautify public spaces by Mexico City's government is winning praise from urban planners and many residents. (AP Photo/Alexandre Meneghini) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Alexandre Meneghini
Thu, Dec 27, 2012 1:45 PM EST