What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

Submitted by (@citizenaid)

Historic and Functional Maritime Signals at Ditto Landing

If the Norwegian Lighthouse and Bell formerly at the Big Spring Park is still available, install them at Ditto Landing. Outfit both with hidden solar panels to provide the power to operate them. This will allow a nice historical item to be shared with the citizens and, next to the river could provide a special guidance marker. Installed by 2019 it could be a special "time" marker, marking the Bicentennial Year of ...more »

Voting

0 votes
1 up votes
1 down votes
Active

What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

Submitted by (@gamaduke)

Beautify the Parkway

The central artery of our city is the Parkway. It is the greeting that visitors have and we citizens see daily. I’d like to see this area become something both beautiful and welcoming for everyone. Many of these concrete eyesores go in daily, Huntsville is extending theirs and doesn’t seem to pay any attention to the beautification of it while installing. In many cities I have seen the patterned concrete in place of ...more »

Voting

13 votes
13 up votes
0 down votes
Active

What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

Submitted by (@heathercmorris)

Writing In More Of Our History

I grew up here in Huntsville. I am so very proud of our unique history as the birthplace of the Alabama Constitution and America's space program! But I have just recently learned about an equally fascinating aspect of Huntsville history, which is not prominently documented anywhere so far as I can tell. Did you know that Huntsville was briefly the home of the most famous slave in history, Dred Scott? Did you know that ...more »

Voting

9 votes
9 up votes
0 down votes
Active

What is your favorite BIG Picture idea for Huntsville

Submitted by (@rebecca2)

Entrance to Memorial Parkway South from I-565

Vistors to Huntsville who travel on I-565 to exit on Memorial Parkway South (and even into Downtown) are greeted by pure ugly. Especially entering onto Memorial Parkway, where you see (on your right) Lanier Ford, run down government housing, run-down (yet good) Mexican restaurant, empty strip mall, bowling alley, ect. And on the left, what appears to be desertion at first, a random hotel with nothing (not even landscaping) ...more »

Voting

16 votes
19 up votes
3 down votes
Active