Instead of enhancing places for residents who already embrace urbanism, quasi-urban developments are aimed at luring suburbanites simply to spend money.
Until a change occurs both in our attitudes AND our infrastructure, a true urban culture will struggle to find a foothold in Phoenix.
PARK(ing) Day is returning to downtown Phoenix on Friday, September 17th when we’ll transform curbside parking spots into temporary public parks.
Each city has a unique genius loci — a distinctive atmosphere, that goes beyond the built environment.
Placemaking: creating a sense of place and a place of sense.