Riverwalk benches

Hey Miami River Commission, why does Miami have the ugliest benches ever along the Riverwalk? Are there any civic-minded designers out there with ideas for better, cleaner, brighter seating, to give the Riverwalk a much-needed lift a city like Miami deserves.

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How about at least replacing them with a few of single seat types, like these found around Brickell Village.  Spaced apart a bit -like every other one, to discourage them from being used for sleeping benches.

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The river should be a showcase that we can be proud of, that residents and tourists alike will use, not an abandoned dark alley avoided by most if possible.