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SW-side of Madison Park: Under LQC, set irrigation, soil bed, & fenced enclosure within space defined by park’s walking track. Condo & apt residents already committed to provide the labor. 8

3:41pm Jun 16, 2012

Where? "Madison Square Gardens" - urban garden at Madison Park

By Rafa Baca

Create a new public square. Provide cover from the sun & its perfect as a local market, block party site (street is never busy) or just as a great place for lively, community-based activities for all 0

12:37pm Jun 16, 2012

Where? Corner of Roy Smith and Broadway to 10th and Broadway

By Carmen Iglesias

Take over abandoned properties in these older neighborhoods, tear down the failing structures and create pocket parks! 0

10:20am Jun 16, 2012

Where? Willshire Terrace ... and other older neighborhoods.

MEMORY OUTLINE: Create a vertical outline of the once existing storefronts on the perimeter of the lots. Made by local artists, the outline would recall the physical history/memories of our community. 0

6:10pm Jun 15, 2012

Where? The sidewalks between the Guadalupe Theater and El Paso Street.

By Lisa Montoya

Picnic tables and exercise equipment similar to chin up bars. Something equipment that is sturdy and not very expensive. 0

3:12pm Jun 15, 2012

Where? Any available unused space.

Liriope and monkey grass, once established, need little watering and withstand extreme cold and heat. Maybe a community planting day would work to start up a greening-up day. 0

11:59am Jun 15, 2012

Where? on all bare spots in downtown

We could have a HUGE SHADE TREE PLANTING effort sponsored by city council and administered by local master gardeners to beautify and cool. LA had a Million Tree project (not including palm trees). 1

11:50am Jun 15, 2012

Where? all streets in downtown and routes from airport to downtown, to begin with

Create a Frisbee Golf Area, Crushed granite jogging track, Small Dog Park, Playground 1

11:18am Jun 15, 2012

Where? Greenbelt at the end of Dreamland Oaks Subdivision

By Arnulfo Talamantes

have painting work days for citizens to spruce up shabby buildings and lots. I imagine clubs, troops (boy and girl scouts), just plain locals could rally around the effort in COOL WEATHER. 0

10:51am Jun 15, 2012

Where? all visible abandoned-looking lots on drive from airport to downtown and rooftops visible from the Tower of the Americas. I only take visitors to the tower AFTER dark because it is so unattractive.

is to begin a tree planting and pavers laying campaign for ALL unattractive corners in SA so that we could inspire a PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP for locals. We now have good ideas on trees that can survive. 0

10:35am Jun 15, 2012

Where? all street intersection islands like the island on the west side of San Pedro at Oblate. It is so stark, patched, unattractive for locals and tourists.

Add a dog park! 0

9:32am Jun 15, 2012

Where? Medical Center

This under-utilized city icon should be used to serve as a public land (and water)to the residents and visitors of San Antonio. I propose the area of the land and water to be used as a city pool/park. 0

1:49am Jun 15, 2012

Where? SA River adjacent to Blue Star Complex and lower areas

By Armando Santos

Crazy I know, -along with the restoration, linear parkway new designs -create a Lazy River -Flowing creek that can be recreationally used by residents and visitors. We lack the usability-keep cool! 0

12:47am Jun 15, 2012

Where? San Pedro Creek

By Hot Resident

Recreate the feel of the old San Antonio in the western part of downtown with wider sidewalks, reduced traffic lanes, branding of & old San Antonio & Corozon & .Bistros, cobblestone, flower mkts, etc 0

12:28am Jun 15, 2012

Where? Westside of downtown -Main Plaza to UTSA-Needs a lot more focal attention to place-making, safety, pedestrian friendly, signage, feel of "old San Antonio" in future design/developments

By San Antonio - Resident

thru working with various local university design/engineering/architectural programs -to be on forefront with new challenging ideas with local private and public place making partners. 0

12:14am Jun 15, 2012

Where? All over downtown

By Gaia Green

is to develop downtown historical, architectural, and cultural kiosks (electronic apps and place markers with descriptions) similar to Houston St. -All over downtown! 0

8:17pm Jun 14, 2012

Where? All Downtown San Antonio!

By Mo- Brown

This is an empty lot that could be put to used by turning it into a community garden, specially now that kids are out of school. But people involved can be of any age, physical work is minimal. 0

5:53pm Jun 14, 2012


By Javier Ramos-Garcia

Make it a Xeriscape contemplation environment. 0

5:22pm Jun 14, 2012

Where? Upper Concourse area of Krueger Middle School

By John Smith