Monthly Archives: March 2018

Phoenix Urban Design Week 2018

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Phoenix Urban Design Week convenes and engages Phoenicians in making the future of our city. The design of our rules, our built environment, and our culture are essential ingredients of economic growth, sustainability, and community empowerment. We are collaborating to design and build a city we all want to live in. Join us!

Here is a snapshot of the fun PHXUDW panels in the main gallery of monOrchid on Friday, March 16 as part of Art Detour. Free (no cost) to attend:

  • 2:30pm Rising Stars
  • 3:30pm Rad Real Estate Developers
  • 4:30pm Networking Reception
  • 5:30pm Phoenix/Mexico City Arts & Culture Exchange

Panelists…

  • Rising Stars: Nicole Pasteur, Lauren Henschen, Estrella Payton, Connor Descheemaker
  • Rad Real Estate Developers: Cindy Dach, Celine Rille, Ashley Harder, Chuckie Duff, Charlie Levy
  • Phoenix/Mexico City Arts & Culture Exchange: Rodrigo Cervantes, Janielle Penn, Wayne Rainey, Pete Deise, Dorina Bustamante

Link to the full schedule

It’s Art Detour Week!

March 10 is our next Downtown Voices meeting. Join us.

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Join us for the next Downtown Voices Coalition Steering Committee meeting on Saturday, March 10, starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Roosevelt Commons Clubhouse, 825 N. 6th Avenue.

  1. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS (Tim Eigo)
  2. GUEST SPEAKERS
    1. Japanese Friendship Garden Update (Reiko Reavis and Kathy Nakagawa)
    2. Capitol I-10 Project Update (Jennifer Pyne and Julie Cruz Gilfillan)
  3. DEVELOPMENT MATTERS
    1. Molly Neal House (formerly Way Cool) ~ Demolished
    2. 200 W. Monroe Project Proposal ~ DVC letter sent; GPLET granted
    3. Arizona State Fairgrounds Charrette ~ Going on today and finishing up tomorrow
    4. The Churchill ~ Storage containers going in
    5. 5th & 6th Street in Evans Churchill ~ Restaurants/Shops opened in Flowers Building
    6. Thunderbird move to Downtown (Rick Naimark and Eric Johnson)
    7. Beth Hebrew Synagogue at 333 E. Portland (March 19 HP Commission rezoning to DTC East Evans Churchill HP)
    8. American Legion Post #1 (HP Commission has recommended National Register designation)
    9. Other
  4. ISSUES & ADVOCACY
    1. City of Phoenix Budget Process; DVC Priorities? (Ryan Boyd)
    2. APS Substation Placement (last community meeting is March 15, 4 pm, Virginia Piper Auditorium)
    3. Tree & Shade Master Plan (Sean Sweat)
    4. High-rise Illuminated Signs (Doug Newton)
    5. FAA Flight Path Changes (Steve Dreiseszun)
    6. State Legislative Update (Ryan Boyd)
    7. Other
  5. UPCOMING COMMUNITY/CIVIC EVENTS
    1. Sunday Off Central, March 11, Midtown (10 am to 3 pm)
    2. PHX DNA Meeting, March 13, 111 E. Taylor (5:30 pm to 7:30 pm)
    3. Phoenix Urban Design Week (Dorina Bustamante)
    4. Art Detour 2018 (Catrina Kahler)
    5. Modern Phoenix Week
    6. Other
  6. NEW BUSINESS
    1. Election of Officers (Tim Eigo)
  7. ADJOURNMENT