Over 40% of downtown Phoenix is either vacant or a surface parking lot. This is more than most Rust Belt cities, including Detroit.
In 1999, Michael Levine (co-host of the 2010 Jane’s Walk Phoenix) purchased “a few” signs from the Arizona State surplus yard. 12 years later he has put them to work, in time for the Arizona Centennial in 2012.
Welcome to the historic downtown Phoenix warehouse district.
In 1999 I purchased “a few” signs from the Arizona State surplus yard. 12 years later I put them to work.
– Over 500 AZDOT Highway signs
– Over 3,000 Self drilling screws
– 6 Days installation
– 27′ High X 140′ long
* time lapse www.d2prod.com * Dennis & Dennis are awesome
I am looking forward to the Regional Tree & Shade Summit taking place in downtown Phoenix this Wednesday, March 9 from 8:30 – 5:00 pm.
A year ago, I shared my initial observations on CityScape Phoenix. At the time I wasn’t impressed. A year later, it impresses me even less.
A reminder that tomorrow–Tuesday February 15th, 2011–is CityCampAZ at the Chandler Library, 22 S. Delaware St., Chandler AZ 85225
This comic brings a bit of levity and introspection into the often all-too-serious field of urbanism.
CityCamp Arizona will bring together people like yourself to share ideas to improve local government.
The ongoing economic crisis is result of a generation of poor policy and economic decisions make at all levels of government and by individuals of all political persuasions.
These sites provide me with a mix of politics, news, insights & events that keeps me plugged into to the pulse of Phoenix.
ASU’s Phoenix Urban Research Laboratory and the School of Geographical Sciences & Urban Planning are hosting two lectures by Andrés Duany on Oct. 13