Browse Ideas: in Investment in public spaces and streetscapes - Showing page 7 of 12 pages

Filter by
  • Lighter Quick Cheaper
  • Favorite place - a public attraction that draws you to the area
  • Food/Markets/Shopping
  • Not so good - needs a lot of work
  • Opportunity place - change this and it changes everything
  • Great Place Attributes
  • Prioritize locals
  • Street life/vibrancy
  • Variety of retail and groceries
  • Redevelop vacant buildings
  • Downtown housing
  • New office buildings
  • Investment in public spaces and streetscapes
  • History and Heritage
  • Downtown image and branding
  • Maintenance/security
  • Walkable and bikable
  • Public Transportation
  • Parking
  • Water/river access
  • Idea Scale
  • City-wide ideas
  • Block specific ideas
Sort By

Skateboarders use the slope of Steves Avenue between Walters and Hackberry every night, all night. Let's give them their own place to exercise and be safe, with ramps, picnic and seating areas! 0

12:03pm May 21, 2012

Where? site of former fire station at 2903 South New Braunfels Avenue, San Antonio

By Rachel C ywinski

Sand volleyball courts, a basketball court and outdoor-proof, weatherproof exercise equipment (chin up bars, parallel bars, sit up benches, etc). Like the medical center track before Spectrum. 1

1:29pm May 16, 2012

Where? Any abandoned green space on East, West or Southside or one in each side of town.

By Vanessa Cervantes

Casa Navarro developed into Pioneer Village. San Pedro CrkSuper Modal/ Union Pacific rail yard. Street Car ring around downtown.Blue Star/south, UTSA/ west, Pearl Brewery/north, Sunset Station/east. 0

1:17am May 16, 2012

Where? Downtown. Commerce street from Market Street to River Center Mall. Houston street from Market Square to Alamo Plaza. Main plaza. UTSA, Blue Star, Sunset Station, Pearl Brewery. Casa Navarro, O' Henry

Instead of a parking lot, this area should be a central plaza to the Riverwalk. You have so many great places that surround it like easy access to the river and great restaurants/bars all around. 0

11:54am May 09, 2012

Where? Parking Lot in front of Howl at the Moon in between Navarro and Presa

It would be great reopen Avenue A where it dead ends at 13th St near the new 1221 Apts with a shared peds/bike only path or tunnel to connect that area with the Pearl district. 0

2:09pm Apr 12, 2012

Where? Avenue A. & 13th St. to Avenue A. & Newell Avenue

Visiting Denver in December, we stayed on 16th St Mall. It was amazing how easily you could move up and down the street to shop and Southwest Airlines sponsored an Ice Skating Rink. It was awesome! 0

8:09am Mar 08, 2012

Where? Alamo Plaza or Hemisphere Plaza

Texas A&M is preparing a proposal for a Agribusiness Incubator in another City. I the City could make 100 vacant lots available for 5 years of urban agriculture, we could have an one Incubator too. 0

11:58pm Jan 08, 2012

Where? All vacant lots not soon to be developed.

Adapt it for use as a small "pocket park". 0

2:49pm Sep 29, 2011

Where? Vacant lot bound by North Flores, West Pecan, North Main, and West Salinas.

By Jacob Floyd

People love to sight see while going to shop or eat. I know you have vendors but why not have dancing or drumming to attract additional attention to passer buyers! 1

12:13pm Sep 15, 2011

Where? On weekends, allow artists a spot outside a business location to showcase (demo) their craft!

By Brenda McFarlane

Repair/replace sidewalks adjacent to La Villita, St. John's Church, numerous bed and breakfasts, south to Cesar Chavez Blvd (formerly Durango). 0

10:46am Sep 15, 2011

Where? La Villita - sidewalks along Presa St. from Commerce to Cesar Chavez

By NIna Nixon-Mendez

Install permanent benches or chairs 0

6:11pm Sep 08, 2011

Where? Northeast area of Hemisfair Park at convention center

Public Art for a city full of visual artists, mosaics, etc. -- idea from Japan 1

10:25am Aug 25, 2011

Where? all of downtown

By Cathy Brillson Leonard