Question: A city that was among the first in America to introduce brick streets and once had 41 miles of them, Bloomington is down to only 3.5 miles and trying to save those. How many miles of brick streets does the town of Normal have? (1) 3.1 miles; (2) 1.2 miles; (3) only three blocks of brick.
Answer: Normal has 1.2 miles of brick that encompasses 10 streets. Those include stretches of Hillcrest, Highland, Prospect, Clinton Place, Division, Clay, Normal, Gregory, Hester and Florence. It was 13 years ago, back in 2004, that the town adopted a policy to save all of its remaining brick streets.