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2014-06-19

Roosevelt Row Businesses Open During Construction

PHOENIX—(Monday, June 9, 2014)—Construction begins today on an ambitious new streetscape improve... Read More

2014-02-08

Shipping Container Transforms Into Art Space

New Hot Box Gallery Brings Art to the People, Showcases Artists’ Work   A new ... Read More

2014-02-07

Creative Placemaking Publication Debuts in Roosevelt Row

Honor the accomplishments and celebrate the future of Roosevelt Row and downtown Phoenix at the Roos...

2013-07-25

2013 RoRo Chile Pepper Festival

KICK OFF THE FALL SEASON WITH THE 2013 RORO CHILE PEPPER FESTIVAL

2013-07-16

Grace Lutheran Offers Relief from the Heat

Grace Lutheran offe...

2013-07-04

USA Today: Best in Roosevelt Row

Find the Best Things To Do in Roosevelt Row USA Today By 10 Best Editors &...

2013-06-20

USA Today: Best Neighborhoods

10 Best Neighborhoods That Tourists Haven't Found Yet USA Today By 10 Best E...

2013-01-15

Once-sleepy Phoenix perks up

Once-sleepy Phoenix perks up Spud Hilton It was a relatively small matter finding the Roosevelt ...

2013-01-13

Downtown Phoenix seeing continued economic growth

Downtown Phoenix seeing continued economic growth By Amy Edelen January 13, 2013 at 9:06 pm The...

2012-09-15

6th St. Shops Collaborate to Spread Love of Fashion on Third Friday

As everyone celebrates Fashion's Night Out on September 21st, join the cute, neighborhood shops on 6...

2012-08-28

Call for Ideas: Art to Activate Empty Spaces, Apply Until August 30th

The Phoenix Office of Arts and Culture, Roosevelt Row Arts District and ASU Art Museum are seekin...

2012-07-20

Three Phoenix Arts Organizations Awarded National “Our Town” Grant

Written By: Claire Lawton for New Times "(On Thursday, July 12th) three local arts organizations f...

2012-07-20

AZ Arts Organizations Receive Our Town Grants

"Today the National Endowment for the Arts announced the 2012 recipients of the Our Town Grant, w...

2012-07-20

Phoenix Receives Our Town Grant From National Endowment for the Arts

Posted on 7/13/12 by DPJ Staff for downtownphoenixjournal.com "The Phoenix Office of Arts and Cultu...

2012-07-04

Chicago Chronicle: Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row Arts District gets $150K for revitalization

The Roosevelt Row Arts District has been awarded $150,000 for revitalization. The money is coming fr... Read More

2012-07-04

Roosevelt Row CDC named finalist for Creative Placemaking Grant

Because of its dynamic use of space in downtown Phoenix, Roosevelt Row Community Development Corpora... Read More

2012-07-04

KJZZ Phoenix neighborhood wins “placemaking” grant

LISTEN: KJZZ Pho... Read More

2012-07-04

Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row Arts District gets $150K for revitalization

The Roosevelt Row Arts District has been awarded $150,000 for revitalization. The money is coming fr... Read More

2012-07-04

Roosevelt Row Secures Grant for New Programs

By MWK - June 13, 2012 Roosevelt Row in downtown Phoenix, the heart of the city’s urban art cultu... Read More

2012-07-04

Roosevelt Row Wins National Arts Grant

Roosevelt Row Arts District (RoRo), in the urban core of downtown Phoenix, is a neighborhood on the ... Read More

2012-07-04

From the Wire | $150K ArtPlace Grant Awarded to Roosevelt Row

Roosevelt Row Arts District to Get A New Look and Pop-Up Art Gallery to Increase Vibrancy, Thanks to... Read More

2012-07-04

Roosevelt Row Selected for National ArtPlace Grant that Will Fund a New Streetscape, an Artist Village, and More

This morning, the hardworking folks behind First Fridays, Third Fridays, Adaptive Re-Use of Temporar... Read More

2011-12-05

Flower Power by Susie Steckner

DOWNTOWN ACTIVISTS HAVE COME UP WITH A CREATIVE USE FOR THE CITY’S DESOLATE DIRT LOTS: BLOOMS FOR ... Read More

2011-12-05

Desert Initiative Provides Photo-Documentation of Valley of the Sunflowers

The Desert Initiative is supporting documentation of the Valley of the Sunflowers, a collaborative t... Read More

2011-12-05

Sunflower project brings community together by Kharli Mandeville

Two acres of a once-vacant dirt lot on Sixth and Garfield streets near the Downtown campus are now b... Read More

2011-12-05

New Project Transforms Vacant Downtown Lot into Urban Sunflower Farm by Courtney Bennett

Organizers and city officials broke ground on a new project combining the beauty of art and nature a... Read More

2011-12-05

2011 Best of Phoenix – Valley of the Sunflowers

Best Use of an Empty Dirt Lot - 2011 One thing downtown Phoenix has in abundance is empty dirt lots.... Read More

2011-12-05

Sunflower Project Poised to Bloom at Lot in Phoenix by Emily Gersema

Maybe it's because they are the plant kingdom's green and golden version of humans, or maybe it's th... Read More

2011-12-05

Valley of the Sunflowers in Full Bloom by Ken Clark

Over the course of a weekend a once vacant lot on the corner of 6th and Garfield became f... Read More

2011-12-05

Valley of the Sunflowers Set to Conquer Seed-Eating Pigeons with Sparkling Tinsel By Claire Lawton

The two-acre... Read More

2011-12-05

Valley of the Sunflowers – News4BioScience

news for BioScience parents & community... Read More

2011-12-05

Support Valley of the Sunflowers

If you’re eager to see the field of sunflowers bloom at Read More

2011-12-05

Roosevelt Row Launches Valley of the Sunflowers by Michael Gossie

Downtown Phoenix is about to get a little brighter thanks to Roosevelt Row. The Roosevelt Row Commu... Read More

2011-12-05

3D Rendering of Valley of the Sunflowers on Youtube by Forum8AZ

http://youtu.be/-zLNoRGbwlc The Valley of the Sunflowers project is a collaborative vision between ... Read More

2011-12-05

The Valley of the Sunflowers Asserts We’re More than Just the Valley of the Sun

If parking is the antithesis of walkability, as I wrote about Read More

2011-12-05

Valley of the Sunflowers – Channel 8 Horizon Interview

http://youtu.be/o6ib44wojIU Kenny Barret... Read More

2011-12-05

Valley of the Sunflowers – Enlivening an Empty Lot in Phoenix

It’s one thing to complain about the empty lots that plague our city, but it’s a very different ... Read More

2011-12-05

Valley of the Sunflowers Photo Update – Boy Meets Blog

I wrote about the Valley of the Sunflower for the Read More

2011-12-05

Vacant downtown lot soon to be location of sunflower field, science project

A vacant lot in downtown Phoenix will transform into a vibrant field of sunflowers this fall thanks ... Read More

2011-12-05

Valley of the Sunflowers to Rise in Downtown Phoenix

A vision of beautiful sunflowers in an empty downtown Phoenix lot is taking shape. Work is underway ... Read More

2011-12-05

Valley of Sunflowers Groundbreaking September 9, 2011

A formal groundbreaking ceremony for the V... Read More

2011-12-05

Valley Of The Sunflowers – Intel grant brings beauty to downtown

Roosevelt Row typifies how a small group of people can make a huge difference; it’s a place known ... Read More

2011-12-05

Shop & Share 2011

On Friday, December 9, select businesses in Downtown Phoenix will donate 10% of their day's sales to... Read More

2011-11-30

Happenings in Roosevelt Row, November 30 – December 6, 2011

2011-05-21

Cleanup Aims to Boost Arts

by Emily Gersema, The Arizona Republic "Roosevelt Row members met last Saturday and cleaned up a lo...

2011-05-21

A.R.T.S. Initiative to Activate Vacant Downtown Lot

by Taz Loomans, Downtown Phoenix Journal "What are these people doing on an empty lot in Downtown P...

2011-05-21

Phoenix Officials Face Development Dilemma

by PETER O'DOWD, NPR "Downtown Phoenix is full of dirt lots. At the peak of the real estate bubble, ...

2011-05-21

Empty Lots Pose Development Dilemma

by Peter O'Dowd, NPR KJZZ, (with Audio & Video) "Land prices in Phoenix crashed with the last re...

2011-03-12

Group Targets Roosevelt Street for Revitalization

by Victoria Pelham, Phoenix Business Journal "Roosevelt Row CDC, a community development organizati...

2011-03-09

365 IDEAS – A.R.T.S.: An Activation Approach to Empty Lots

by Claire Lawton, Phoenix New Times "​The empty lots in Phoenix could use a little face-lift, and...

2011-01-21

Art adventures: Roosevelt Row

by Lynn Trimble, Raising Arizona Kids "In a little gift shop next to “Eye Lounge” exhibit space,... Read More

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