A rendering of the plan for Town Branch Commons, a linear park, walking path and bike trail that will run through downtown Lexington from Midland Avenue to past Rupp Arena. The idea is to both make downtown more accessible to people not in automobiles, as well as more green an inviting for both people and commercial development in what is now a concrete canyon.
A rendering of the plan for Town Branch Commons, a linear park, walking path and bike trail that will run through downtown Lexington from Midland Avenue to past Rupp Arena. The idea is to both make downtown more accessible to people not in automobiles, as well as more green an inviting for both people and commercial development in what is now a concrete canyon. SCAPE
A rendering of the plan for Town Branch Commons, a linear park, walking path and bike trail that will run through downtown Lexington from Midland Avenue to past Rupp Arena. The idea is to both make downtown more accessible to people not in automobiles, as well as more green an inviting for both people and commercial development in what is now a concrete canyon. SCAPE

Lexington chose ‘geniuses’ for two big projects. We need even more of them.

October 13, 2017 10:57 AM

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.