Author: Si Robins

Si Robins

Si Robins served as the Managing Editor of DPJ, and is a Downtown Phoenix resident. Midwestern born and corn fed, Si spends most of his time drinking coffee in the glow of his computer screen.

From the Arizona Room | 60 Locations in One Handy Map

May 11, 2011 | By

A dynamic Google map provides a look back at the 60 “From the Arizona Room” posts.

From the Arizona Room | 410-412 E. Garfield St. — Harry S. Bennett Apartments

May 4, 2011 | By

The former Harry S. Bennett Apartments could become Downtown’s next great bar or venue with a little TLC.

From the Arizona Room | 901 N. 4th St. — A.A. Lyall House

April 27, 2011 | By

The A.A. Lyall House was once a modest single-family bungalow, but now it pulses as the energetic reBAR.

From the Arizona Room | 821 N. 3rd St. — Holgas

April 20, 2011 | By

One of Downtown’s most popular studio complexes recently celebrated its 50th birthday.

From the Arizona Room | 803 N. 3rd St. — Marsh Arnott House

April 13, 2011 | By

It’s original qualities barely seen under newer façades, the Marsh Arnott House is nonetheless a rare 1909 Western Colonial worthy of praise.

From the Arizona Room | 812 N. 3rd St. — Alfred R. Wilson House

April 6, 2011 | By

The Wilson House, with history as a single-family home, a retail space and an arts space, allows for great diversity in its next reincarnation.

From the Arizona Room | 816 N. 3rd St. — Howard Cassidy House

March 30, 2011 | By

Take a look at the intricate architecture at today’s Roosevelt Tavern.

Fresh @ the Market | Gobble Up Spring Produce

March 30, 2011 | By

The Wednesday and Saturday markets feature gorgeous lettuces, salad mix, greens, cabbage, carrots, radishes, beets, fresh cut herbs, turnips, flowers and more!

Autism Awareness in Downtown Phoenix

March 28, 2011 | By

Many galleries will host blue light bulbs symbolizing a meaningful “awareness experience” called “Light it up Blue” nationwide on April 1.

From the Arizona Room | 541 W. Encanto Blvd. — Fire Station #8

March 23, 2011 | By

Willo is home to many Mission-style homes, but this example has a particularly unique history.