Celia Cruz Park, also known as Celia Cruz Plaza was founded in 2005 by Bryan P. Stack (Mayor of Union City), and Emilio Del Valle. Celia Cruz (1925-2003), known as the "Queen of Salsa", was one of the most successful Cuban performers of all time. Located at 31st Street and Bergenline Avenue, the Celia Cruz Park features a backlit photograph of the Queen. The park also features a distinct Walk of Fame consisting of 51 Stars which honor the likes of Tito Puente, Pedro Knight, La India, Cachao, Paquito D’ Rivera, Rafael Pineda, Jose Luis Rodriguez " El Puma", Lalo Rodriguez, Johnny Pacheco, Jose Alberto "El Canario”, Gilberto Santa Rosa , Willy Chirino, Gilda Miros, Lucio Fernandez , Paco Navarro amongst other Latin stars and legends. attracting thousands of visitors each year. All who experience the park are honored to have seen it. A park named after a Latin Legend, Celia Cruz.