It must have been a 60's thing but the beautiful classic courthouse was bulldozed and replaed by one of the ugliest structures of our time. People giving directions to the Courthouse often say, "Look for the big black box." Outside, it is falling to disrepair with "do not enter" signs, broken fixtures, locked black doors, and a depressing interior. Move the County offices which could free up more storefronts for commercial enterprises one sees in other historic districts. Meanwhile, the City Hall continues to fall apart and is an embarrasment to those of us who take pride in this city.
Idea No. 98