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  • Hance Park Revitalization Project: Fiesta Bowl Funds $2M Playground

    The Fiesta Bowl playground marks the first piece of the Hance Park Revitalization Project to receive a six-figure donation - a major milestone in the fundraising process. more >

  • Who are the Downtown Phoenix Ambassadors?

    “Whether you’re visiting or a long-time resident, you always have a friend in Downtown Phoenix.” This heartwarming statement was made by Hans Hughes, a nine-year DTPHX Ambassador who lives and breathes downtown.  Hans is just one of the friendly faces you’ll see working seven days a week, 365 days a year to help make the sidewalk […] more >

  • Hotel Developments and Renovations: Nearly 4,000 Rooms in Downtown Phoenix by 2020

    The surge of development in Downtown Phoenix is not slowing down anytime soon. With the Cambria hotel coming at the end of this year accompanied by extensive remodels of three major hotels, we can expect just under 4,000 hotel rooms in the urban core by 2020. From floor-to-ceiling room remodels to coworking spaces, you can […] more >

  • 7 Ways to Keep Cool This Summer in Downtown Phoenix

    The triple-digit temps this summer are nothing to sweat about with these fun ways to stay cool. From a mysterious puzzle room to places to get frozen treats, here are seven things to do to beat the heat in Downtown Phoenix: Admire the arts Air conditioning and art make the perfect summer combo. The Phoenix […] more >

  • 12 Fun Facts You May Not Know About Downtown Phoenix

    History buffs, Phoenix fans and newcomers: These Downtown Phoenix fun facts are for you. From hidden letters on the side of a hotel to stats that prove we’re one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, here are some interesting tidbits you may not know about our city: Phoenix once had an underground bowling alley […] more >

  • Summer Shade: 400 Trees Planted in the Downtown Core

    400 trees, more than 20,000 pounds of carbon dioxide removed from the air and a team of eight working hard to make it all happen. If you’ve taken a walk or bike ride down our sidewalks recently, you may have noticed quite the influx of trees in the last four years — all thanks to […] more >

  • Traffic blocks & safety exercises: What you need to know about the Homeland Security Conference this week

    The City of Phoenix will partner with the National Homeland Security Association to host the 13th annual National Homeland Security Conference June 17-20, 2019 at the Phoenix Convention Center. The National Homeland Security Conference will bring nearly 1,400 attendees from around the nation to Phoenix for educational and informative sessions on best practices an emerging […] more >

  • Your Guide to Downtown Phoenix Coffee Shops

    Where’s your favorite place to espresso yourself? Downtown Phoenix has the highest density of coffee shops in the Valley with energized places to work, hang out and savor crafted sips. Here are 20 coffee shops in downtown that deserve the buzz: Be Coffee & Tea This coffee shop in monOrchid comes with a neighboring gallery […] more >

  • 10 Dog-Friendly Destinations in Downtown Phoenix

    We know finding a fun place to hang out with your pup can be ruff — especially if you’re not familiar with the destination’s rules and doggie amenities. Luckily, many downtown businesses have opened their patios, parks and stadiums up to our canine friends. From cozy patios to dog-friendly baseball seats, here are some of […] more >

  • Then & Now: The Ultimate Guide to Historic Downtown Phoenix Buildings

    Although Downtown Phoenix may be considered a young city, there are numerous buildings, homes and warehouses that hold remarkable tales of the past. Celebrate National Historic Preservation Month in May and visit a few of these historic buildings. Or, take a day to ride by them all — many areas are bike friendly. THE ELLIS-SHACKELFORD […] more >

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