Urban development comes with some challenges that still need to be addressed.
Dave Krietor of Downtown Phoenix, Inc. shares a snapshot of the new direction of development in downtown.
The City of Phoenix has re-issued an RFP for historic properties on 2nd Avenue.
Because I know the fragile self-esteem of Phoenicians is at stake, let me begin my observations about the state of the center city with the good stuff. I smelled the orange blossoms — even stepping out into one of ugliest urban spaces anywhere, the pedestrian loading zone at Sky Harbor. Many of the Midwestern transplants dislike the scent, which makes me dislike some of them even more. But this small, fleeting thing reminds me of my often magical city that is gone forever.