TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Citizens of Twin Falls have the chance to give there artistic input for an archway project for the downtown area.

According to the city, the archway is intended to serve as a gateway to downtown at the same time offereing information for upcomming events and notices from the city and county. The City of Twin Falls Archway Committee is seeking input from artists, students, businesses, and citizens in general to come up with design ideas that reflect Twin Falls’ unique heritage. The committe want those who particpate to consider what type of materials, designs, and details that might go on an iconic entryway to the heart of the city.

We want this to be an attractive entryway to the heart of our community,” said Melissa Crane, Communication Liaison for the Twin Falls Archway Committee. “In that spirit, we want our community to inspire the design by submitting their ideas, which will be used to guide the overall design of the archway.”

Conceptual designs may be drawn, painted, or digitally produced. All design ideas should be mailed or delivered by 5 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017 to the following address:

Magic Valley Arts Council
ATTN: Twin Falls Conceptual Design
195 River Vista Place, Suite 101
Twin Falls, ID 83301

The archway is expected to be placed across Shoshone Street between the City Park and the Twin Falls County Courthouse. The goal is to replace the use of spanning banners accross Shoshone, which was discontinued because of safety concerns.

We are always looking for more effective ways to keep our community informed about current events,” said Ruth Pierce, Twin Falls City Council Member. “When our residents expressed the need for us to continue providing signage for community events, we felt that it was a natural fit to meld that into the gateway to our downtown.”

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