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#308615 - 11/03/08 06:51 PM Time to Brag a little
azbob Offline
The American Planning Association has designated the Yavapai County Courthouse, in Prescott Arizona, as one of Ten Great Public Spaces for 2008. This is along with some other unknown places:

New York City, New York, Central Park
Burlington, Vermont, Church Street Marketplace
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Mellon Square
Portland, Oregon, Pioneer Courthouse Square
Santa Monica, California, Santa Monica Beach
Washington, D.C., Union Station
Charleston, South Carolina, Waterfront Park
Providence, Rhode Island, Waterplace Park
Cleveland, Ohio, West Side Market

Now. Why can I brag? The department I work for is responsible for maintaining the building and the grounds. This is a major challenge for us to maintain an operational historic courthouse and 5 acres of grounds that is
“Known as the "jewel" of downtown Prescott, Arizona. The Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza is a majestic, man-made urban forest in the heart of a historic commercial district. For more than 140 years it has served as a gathering place for celebrations, commemorations, campaign kick-offs, concerts, movies, and festivals.”

During December the entire plaza is decorated and Prescott has been declared "Arizona's Christmas City"!

Take a few minutes and let me share with you:

"Hold on Tight To Your Dreams" ELO

#308617 - 11/03/08 07:08 PM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: azbob]
Bill Mc Ghee Offline
Charleston Waterfront Park!


Edited by BiIl Mc Ghee (11/03/08 07:08 PM)
Never Use money to measure wealth

#308691 - 11/04/08 02:12 AM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: Bill Mc Ghee]
Otteralum Offline
congrats bob -- very nice!

If you've ever been to the West Side Market in Cleveland, you know whay it's on the list as well.
I will have a Belikin -- put it on klcman's tab.

#308728 - 11/04/08 03:50 AM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: Otteralum]
RMT Offline
Nice Bob! You're right to brag!

#309237 - 11/06/08 07:45 PM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: RMT]
tacogirl Offline
got a pic to go along with your bragging rights?
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#309240 - 11/06/08 07:55 PM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: tacogirl]
azbob Offline
The link has a small slide show, but I'll have to upload some shots to photobucket and link it.
"Hold on Tight To Your Dreams" ELO

#309315 - 11/07/08 03:31 AM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: azbob]
Gridguy Offline
Very nice Bob, arent you departing Prescott for AC soon?

#309318 - 11/07/08 03:52 AM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: Gridguy]
azbob Offline
Hey Gridguy, it's been awhile. I enjoyed our crawl, if you couldn't tell, and hope to share a few with you next time down. Yes, I'm heading to SP on 11/15 for just a week and working on full time.
"Hold on Tight To Your Dreams" ELO

#309325 - 11/07/08 04:29 AM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: azbob]
Gridguy Offline
Ahh, That was a good crawl! After 4 trips that was my first rainstorm and it was a doozy! So, full time huh? A bag o money and a cooler of spare livers... grin

#309362 - 11/07/08 08:26 AM Re: Time to Brag a little [Re: azbob]
Leah-Ann Offline
azbob, post some more pics, please! I love old courthouses and really wish more cities and towns had kept theirs. Here's ours. I love doing trials here...
I can never remember which is better . . . safe? . . . or sorry?

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