Tag Archives: Downtown Huntsville

Church Steeples

Around downtown Huntsville

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Downtown Public Art – Part Five

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Downtown Public Art – Part Four

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Downtown Public Art – Part Three

Most of these are statues seen around downtown Huntsville

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Downtown Public Art – Part Two

As usual, click these photos to see the best perspective!

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Downtown Public Art – Part One

Recently I took a tour of Downtown Huntsville with the purpose of finding as much public art works as I could. Some of it is well-known, some more obscure. Here is part one of what I came up with. As … Continue reading

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Gargoyles in Downtown Huntsville

Or perhaps I should call them frogoyles! Look closer… I have known about these for a long time as the only gargoyles in downtown Huntsville, but only recently took close-up photos showing their amphibian nature. They are on the top … Continue reading

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Able and Baker, Monkeynauts

On the side of the newly opened 106 Jefferson, the Hilton Curio Hotel in Downtown Huntsville, are these two delightful creatures. I knew their names as soon as I realized they were up there. They are Able and Baker, the … Continue reading

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Old and New

Looking southwest on Jefferson at Spring Street. I see five different fonts being used here. As a youngster, I had my first bank account at the now-defunct Henderson National Bank with its art-deco architecture.

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Big Spring Canal

This is the canal that comes from Big Spring, that in turn comes from underneath the Madison County Courthouse. There is a system of caves under the courthouse square. Although I’ve never been in those caves, I hear it was … Continue reading

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