CityScape (Phoenix)

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CityScape - Phase I Office Tower
CityScape - SWC - 2009-09-04.jpg
View of Southwest corner of the main office tower (looking northeast) while under construction in September 2009
General information
Status Complete
Location One East Washington
Phoenix, Arizona, United States
Coordinates 33°26′52.50″N 112°4′22.50″W / 33.4479167°N 112.0729167°W / 33.4479167; -112.0729167Coordinates: 33°26′52.50″N 112°4′22.50″W / 33.4479167°N 112.0729167°W / 33.4479167; -112.0729167
Construction started October 2008
Completed Phase II 2012
Cost $900 Million USD (Overall Project)
Technical details
Floor count 27
Floor area 620,000 GSF
Lifts/elevators 16
Design and construction
Architect Callison
Developer RED Development
Main contractor Hunt Construction Group

Cityscape is a highrise mixed-use development in Downtown Phoenix consisting of residential, retail, office, and hotel components. The project covers three downtown Phoenix city blocks and is located between First Avenue and First Street, and between Washington and Jefferson streets. Part of the development was built on the land formerly occupied by Patriots Square Park through a redevelopment agreement with the city of Phoenix. It is centrally located in the middle of Downtown Phoenix, within walking distance[1] of US Airways Center, Chase Field, Comerica Theatre, the Orpheum Theatre (Phoenix, Arizona) and the Phoenix Convention Center.

The CityScape development also hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the NRG Ice Rink[2] in the winter, the start of the full P.F. Chang's Rock n’ Roll Arizona Marathon,[3] and other events.

Office Tower[edit]

Phase I of the Project consists of a 27-story Class A office tower. Jennings Strouss & Salmon PLC has signed for 54,000 SF of office space in the office tower.[4] The tower houses a number of corporate offices and law firms, including major tenants Alliance Bank and United Healthcare.[5]

Hotel/Residential Tower[edit]

The adjacent 24 has a dual purpose. The first 10 floors of the tower houses the 242 room boutique hotel, Hotel Palomar Phoenix by Kimpton. The Palomar opened in July of 2012. Floors 11 thru 24 are the Residences at Cityscape. The Residences offer 224 luxury apartments with penthouse units gracing the top floors.


According to the official CityScape website,[6] this is a list of current tenants:




  • Copper Blues Rock Pub and Kitchen
  • Lucky Strike Lanes
  • Stand Up Live
  • Gipsy Bar Nightclub
  • Lustre Rooftop Garden


Parking and Transportation[edit]

In addition to street parking, CityScape offers two underground garages, one under the office tower and one beneath Patriots Park, and valet parking.[7]

CityScape is located on the METRO Light Rail (Phoenix) with stops located at Washington and Central Avenue, as well as Jefferson and 1st Avenue.


In February 2012, CityScape received a DREAMR Award. The Downtown Phoenix Partnership honored people, projects and businesses that are helping revitalize Downtown Phoenix.[8]

CityScape Phase I in Phoenix won a Best of 2010 award in the Office category of the Southwest Contractor’s annual awards competition.[9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Yelp map". Yelp. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  2. ^ icerink/ "NRG Ice Rink information". Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Arizona: Event Details". Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  4. ^
  5. ^ "CityScape Business Directory". CityScape Official Website. Retrieved 26 March 2012. 
  6. ^ "CityScape Directory". CityScape. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  7. ^ "CityScape Parking". CityScape. Retrieved 23 March 2012. 
  8. ^ "DREAMR Awards". Retrieved 27 March 2012. 
  9. ^ features/2010/0601_PhoenixLandScape-1.asp "Office category". Southwest Contractor. Retrieved 27 March 2012. 

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