Creating Community in the Urban Desert

Those who pay close attention to my online presence may have noticed that my ‘tagline’ is “creating community in the urban desert.”

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New Urbanist Leader Andrés Duany is Coming to 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

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DPJ Article-Kyle Jordre: Living in Color

Just a few years ago Kyle Jordre was a middle school teacher in Minnesota. Today he’s an accomplished Phoenix artist.

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DPJ Article: It All Adds Up: Christoph Kaiser and His Garfield Neighborhood

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.

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DPJ Article – New Kids on the Block: Bioscience High School

Rising from the empty lots south of Roosevelt Row, Bioscience High School is an exciting addition to downtown Phoenix.

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