Patch wants to know what you think about the H-shaped planters around the city.
What do you think about the H-shaped planters in Hyattsville's parks? Already, a hot purple H has been removed from the University Hills Neighborhood Park after some residents complained that it detracted from the natural scape and became a trash receptacle. So, should the city repair, repaint, replant or remove the Hs? Or should they be left alone? Here are photos of some of the Hs. Let us know what you think.
Some say the Hs detract from the natural setting they have been placed in.
Some residents are not pleased with the new H-shaped planters that have been placed at city parks. In particular, several residents of University Hills do not like the purple planter at the University Hills Neighborhood Park, claiming that it has already become a trash receptacle and is an eyesore. "Dumping a hot purple, odd-shaped box at the entrance to the University Hills park enhances nothing and serves no public purpose beyond Hyattsville city officials putting their mark on the park," said resident Tom Eichman. "What an ugly mark it is." Residents have been leaving comments on local listservs, many not in favor of the planters. "After further review, [the city determined] that University Hills residents will decide whether the H will…