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In Phoenix, Land of Sprawl, a New Focus on Old Buildings And Local Entrepreneurs

Picture Phoenix, and an image of urban sprawl, gated communities and strip malls may come to mind. But lately, a new kind of development is taking root that emphasizes preservation, urban infill and local creativity. And it’s transforming Phoenix from poster child of sprawl into a model of adaptive reuse that is creating vibrant, walkable neighborhoods […]