True North Studio purchases downtown Phoenix property

True North Studio has purchased the building at 1001 N. Central Ave., Phoenix. “This is a marquee building for the Central Avenue corridor and a true gateway into the Roosevelt Row Arts District, the downtown core, historic residential neighborhoods and cultural venues around Hance Park,” stated Jonathon Vento, founder and principal developer of True North […]

Hyperbolic Ellipsoid sculpture to undergo repairs in downtown Phoenix

Thirty five years ago a developer-sponsored public art was installed in downtown Phoenix called Hyperbolic Ellipsoid and it remains one of the largest sculptures in Arizona. The sculpture measures in at 20 feet tall by 15 feet wide and weighing nearly 9,000 pounds, according to a press release. While the sculpture is made of structural […]

SVN Desert Commercial duo sells $1.6 million worth of property in downtown Phoenix

SVN Desert Commercial Advisors Justin Horwitz and Paul Borgesen III recently sold two properties in downtown Phoenix which combined for $1.6 million, adding to the already growing downtown area. The first property was a 7,156-square-foot unit at 714 N. Third St. for $800,000 while the other went for $860,000 at 3130 N. Third Ave., according […]

Downtown Phoenix now home to 210-key Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton

The new 11-story, 210-key Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton is now open in downtown Phoenix, Mortenson has announced. The hotel will be managed by North Central Group, a leading hotel management company, according to a press release. The new Hampton Inn & Suites Downtown Phoenix is adjacent to the Arizona State University Downtown Campus […]

Downtown Phoenix’s Chateau on Central renames itself as The Arris

The 21-home brownstone community in downtown Phoenix known as Chateau on Central for more than a decade is now The Arris, featuring a multi-million dollar renovation that brings not only a new name, but also completely new interiors and new pricing. Building off its solid foundation, each home within The Arris, 6 W. Palm Lane […]

Phoenix Festival of the Arts returns downtown

Phoenix Festival of the Arts returns to downtown Phoenix at Margaret T. Hance Park, Dec. 8-10. Phoenix Center for the Arts has announced the sixth annual event featuring more than 150 art and food vendors, according to a press release. Festival hours are noon to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 8; and 10 a.m. to 5 […]

Herberger Theater fall exhibit: Nature Nurtures Us

The Herberger Theater Center will open the second annual “Nature Nurtures Us,” a two-dimensional exhibit at the Herberger Gallery@Arizona Center, in downtown Phoenix. Featuring 31 Arizona artists, the art depicts the visual benefits of our natural world that reduce the stress and mental fatigue of everyday life, according to a press release. Nature, well-being without […]

Work of Charmagne Coe debuts at Chartreuse Gallery

Chartreuse Gallery has announced the presentation of “The Reaches,” the solo exhibition of expressive surrealist Charmagne Coe, curated by Nicole Royse. “The Reaches” reflects the artist’s interests in universality, and the intermingling existences of humans, their structures, flora and fauna and how they form an ever-changing mesh, according to a press release. “This is captured […]

Herberger Theater Center opens ‘Sonoran Shades’ exhibit

The Herberger Theater Center invites the public to an opening reception of artist Robert P. Meyer, during First Friday, Aug. 4. Located in downtown Phoenix, 222 E. Monroe, the Herberger Theater Center is hosting a free reception for “Sonoran Shades,” an exhibit of paintings by Mr. Meyer, 5:30-7 p.m. The reception will also feature a meet-and-greet with the artist, live music by Nick Heward and a no-host bar in Bob’s Spot Lounge, according to a press release.

Paradise Valley investor purchases $1.5M building

SVN Desert Commercial Advisors recently closed a $1.5 million deal on a mixed-use building renovation off Third Street and Garfield, in downtown Phoenix. The property, Combine Studios, includes upscale studio apartments, space for Arizona State University’s Arts Residency Program, and a quaint Airbnb component, according to a press release Property owners, Matt Moore and Carrie Marill acquired the property back in 2011 and spent the new few years converting the building into this mixed-use property in downtown Phoenix.