Apartments: The Bright Future of Scottsdale?

In yet another “Hidden Letter to the Editor” today which you can’t find online, courtesy of the publishing geniuses at the Arizona Republic, Scottsdale architect Perry Becker opines on quality of design and construction; and the wisdom of developers. I’ve reproduced his column below. First, let me say that I like Perry. I had the […]

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Revolving Door of City Planning in Scottsdale

Last week’s AZ Central article, Scottsdale Waterfront enters final phases of construction, barely touches upon the controversy leading up to the groundbreaking for this “Downtown Infill Incentive District” housing project. That turmoil included legal protests, threats of lawsuits from well-heeled residents of the existing Waterfront towers, zoning attorneys going head-to-head at the Kiva, and Councilwoman […]

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The Most Important Scottsdale News Story

In a December 22, 2012 Scottsdale Republic editorial, new guy Grant Martin used one of his, “4 Wishes, St Nick, For You To Deliver to Scottsdale,” to request, Civility in our political discourse It would have been nice to see the juveĀ­nile rancor that dominates much of our local debates come to an abrupt end […]

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