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La Niña is one of three Columbus ship replicas built in Spain for the 500th anniversary of his voyage to the New World. The last surviving, handbuilt ship is now waiting for her next voyage. 

Explore the interactive features on this page to experience this ship's notorious past and chart the map for her future.

RFI Document

Request for Interest (RFI) Process

The purpose of a Request for Interest (RFI) is to provide all interested parties with an opportunity to submit a Letter of Interest for the acquisition of the property and allow the City to identify a new owner with the commitment and concept that is most satisfactory.

Any inquiries related to this RFI must be submitted in writing via email no later than February 22, 2019 by 5:00pm to the below email address.

For more information, please contact Gina Sanchez at (361) 826-3980 or

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