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Colors on the Parking Garage

Hazard’s brand new downtown developer, Bailey Richards, came up with this neat idea for sprucing up the parking structure! A part of the Arts Alliance’s HazArt project, adding these rainbow colored stripes to the outside of the parking garage will re-purpose this underutilized space, and

Welcome to Hazard Sign

The old Welcome to Hazard sign had been looking a little shabby – so Pam Farrell, citizen extraordinaire, suggested we plant a garden! With a bright, mint green paint to match the shade of the summer kudzu and grass, the old brown sign was livened

Lovern Street Mural

Bailey Richards, downtown champion and local artist, designed this twist on the old Hazard city seal for a mural on the corner of Lovern and High Street. Just a block away from downtown, Bailey’s mural is beautiful to pass by on a walk to Bobby

Fran’s Mural

Local artist Fran Everage painted this bright, beautiful mural in the parklet by the basketball courts. A perfect place to rest for volunteers working in the pollinator garden or for people watching the summer basketball games, Fran’s work brightens up the whole parking lot –

Pantry Shelf Mural

Painted during Appalachian Arts Alliance’s first HazArt, this gorgeous mural covers Memorial Street from the corner of Pantry Shelf to the Broadway Bridge. The design for this bright, colorful forest was created by local artist Charles Boggs, which 7 volunteers helped paint in one day!

Umbrellas Over the Parklet

Right now, the Parklet gets pretty hot in the spring and summer. While volunteers work on little projects to transform this space, a place to cool down could make their work easier. Many cities have installed umbrellas as a colorful way to shade streets and

Pathway to Fishing Pier

Currently, the established River Arts Greenway trail ends at the fishing pier behind City Hall. This simple project extends the trail from the pier, behind parallel parking spots (changed from existing pull-in spots), and to the boat ramp, where another section of trail is proposed

Stone Bridge

This beautiful stone bridge created by local artist Jeff Chapman-Crane allows Greenway users to cross a wide drainage ditch and access the Peace Garden and Community Gardens. Jeff used a dry stack method to create the bridge around a culvert. Atop the bridge is a

Pollinator Garden

Pollinator gardens provide nectar-bearing flowers important for a healthy pollinator home. Pollinators are crucial to our food system, so giving them food and shelter benefits all of us – and can be beautiful! This perennial pollinator garden doubles as an herb garden, as the majority

Boat Ramp Pathway

This little connector pathway offers Greenway users a cut through a patch of wildflowers away from the road. It would run from the top of the boat ramp to the lower ramp into the parking structure (leading to the mural) via a gentle incline. Wildflowers