Category Archives: Urban Vitality

Radiate PHX, Oct. 21

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10th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival, Nov. 8

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Grand Avenue Festival, Nov. 8

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planPHX Summit, Nov. 15

PlanPHX Summit

Canalscape Panel Discussion, Oct. 22

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Downtown Voices October Meeting, Oct. 11

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Prior to attending Saturday’s meeting, make sure you review and provide your personal opinions/ideas on the various DRAFT urban development related plans now percolating through various city departments and commissions: 

Now take a peek at Saturday’s agenda. New items are highlighted in red. Any and all short & sweet updates on the agenda items are welcome (as is more detailed discussion if necessary). The “other” bullet points allow for new/other/just-came-up items under each section to be discussed. 

Welcome & Introductions

  • Guest Speakers: Containers on Grand, Brian Stark (architect/builder) and Kathleen Santin

DVC Business

  • Review/Approval of Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • 10th Anniversary Celebration
  • Other

Community/Neighborhood Updates

  • Airport Flight Pattern Changes, various downtown neighborhoods
  • Downtown Phoenix, Inc.
  • Fairview Place/State Fairgrounds
  • Grand Avenue/GAMA
  • Hance Park/Hance Park Conservancy
  • Roosevelt Row/Evans Churchill
  • Other

Development Updates

  • 2nd St. & Portland RFP 
  • Ballpark Apartments, Warehouse District
  • Central Station RFP
  • Convention Center/Matador RFP
  • Lennar “Muse” Development, Central & McDowell
  • Knipe House/2nd St. RFP
  • Reinvent Phoenix
  • Other

Transportation/Streetscape Updates

  • Garfield Neighborhood trees (Solid Waste Dept. requirements)
  • Hanny’s tree removal
  • Downtown Phoenix Comprehensive Transportation Plan
  • GRID Bike Share
  • Roosevelt Streetscape Project
  • Other

New/Other Business

Adjournment

At any time you’re welcome to check out our Downtown Phoenix Community Calendar, online at downtownvoices.org/calendar. If you know of events to add to the calendar, please send the information to dvc@downtownvoices.org

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday for a great morning of discussion, conversation, and action.

Downtown Voices September Meeting, Sept. 13

graphics-agenda-603334The next meeting of the Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee (and guests) will be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014, starting at 9:30 a.m., at the Roosevelt Commons Community Room, 825 N. 6 Ave., Phoenix, AZ. Here’s the agenda:

Welcome & Introductions

DVC Business

  • Review/Approval of June & August Minutes
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • 10th Anniversary Celebration

Guest Speakers

  • Donna Reiner/Ray Wong, Rosson House Museum (35th Anniversary Celebration)
  • Craig Mavis, City of Phoenix (Downtown Core Value of the General Plan Update)

Community/Neighborhood Updates

  • Downtown Phoenix, Inc.
  • Fairview Place/State Fairgrounds (1938 WPA Administration Building)
  • Grand Avenue/GAMA
  • Hance Park/Hance Park Conservancy
  • Roosevelt Row/Evans Churchill
  • Other

Development Updates

  • Central & McDowell Lennar “Muse” Development
  • Central Station RFP
  • Convention Center/Matador RFP
  • Knipe House/2nd St. RFP
  • Reinvent Phoenix
  • Other

Transportation/Streetscape Updates

  • Downtown Parking Meter Changes
  • Downtown Phoenix Comprehensive Transportation Plan
  • DPI Tree & Shade Task Force
  • GRID Bike Share
  • Roosevelt Streetscape Improvements
  • Other

New/Other Business

Adjournment

We look forward to seeing you on Saturday for a great morning of discussion, conversation, and action.

Radiate PHX, Sept. 16

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Phoenix Design Review Committee re Central & McDowell, Sept. 11

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Pursuant to A.R.S. Section 38-431.02, notice is hereby given to the members of the DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE and to the general public, that the DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE will hold a meeting open to the public on Thursday, September 11, 2014 at 3:00 p.m., located Central Conference Room, 12th floor, Phoenix City Hall, 200 West Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

  1. Call to order.
  2. Member introduction.
  3. Review, discussion and possible recommendations on the Design Review Appeal for the proposed Muse Project located on the northwest corner of McDowell Road and Central Avenue – DSAP 14099.
  4. Identification of additional meeting dates and future agenda items.

For further information regarding the meeting or to verify items on the agenda, please call Vania Fletcher, Planning & Development Department at 602-261-8664. You may also visit our website for this and other public meeting notices and agendas: https://phoenix.gov/cityclerk/publicmeetings/notices.

For reasonable accommodations, call Elaine Noble at Voice/602-495-0256 or the City TTY Relay number at 602-534-5500 as early as possible to coordinate needed.

ASU Downtown Law School Update, Sept. 16

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