BELIZE CITY, Belize, July 25th, 2019 – Today, the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, through the Belize City House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project, is pleased to invite the public to participate in a competition to name the location once occupied by the Paslow Building on the corner of North Front Street and Queen Street in Belize City. Deadline for submission of names is Friday, 30th August 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
1st Prize: $800.00
2nd Prize $600.00
3rd Prize $400.00
A new two-story building will be constructed at Lot 977 located at the corner of Queen and North Front Streets in Downtown Belize City. The new building is one of five structures in the downtown of the Old Capital that the Belize City House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project is currently investing in. The new building is designed to host a Tourist Welcome Center and vendor booths on the first floor with offices and a café on the second, and a parking area in the rear. Construction commenced in June 2019 and is projected to be completed at the end of 2019.
This project is being funded by the Government of Belize and the Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF) and executed by the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation through the Belize City House of Culture and Downtown Rejuvenation Project.
Proposed names received will be evaluated and shortlisted. The Shortlist will be published and voted upon by the public on an online poll between from 16th to 30th September 2019. The building will be named based on the winning entry on the online poll.
Disclaimer: in the case of repetition of entry names, only the first entry of a proposed name will be considered.
Proposal Format of Entry
Proposed Site Name:
Name of Proponent:
Motivation: Please write a short text explaining the merits of Proposed Site Name
Place in subject line of email: “Proposed Name”
Please send proposed names to:
No. 106 South Street
Belize City, Belize