PARK(ing) Day is returning to downtown Phoenix on Friday, September 17th when we’ll transform curbside parking spots into temporary public parks.
At its most basic level, gentrification reflects the transformation of long neglected places like downtown Phoenix into vibrant and successful areas.
As an incurable urbanist, I am excited by what’s going on in downtown Phoenix. However, I am not blind to the fact that it is a work in progress.
Christoph Kaiser is helping to rebuilding Garfield one house at a time. Once an epicenter of gang activity and urban blight in Downtown Phoenix, Kaiser‚Äôs houses are now at the heart of Garfield’s resurgence, and among the coolest in Downtown Phoenix.
Stinkweeds owner Kimber Lanning can often be found in and around the record store, but she relies on a committed staff to keep things humming. One of these people is store manager Lindsay Cates.