| 7 Miles
2502 East Camelback Road, Phoenix, AZ 85016
Biltmore Fashion Park is an upscale, outdoor lifestyle center located in the heart of the prestigious Camelback Corridor. As home to more than 50 national and local retail brands like Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy’s, Apple, Ralph Lauren, The Capital Grille and CALYPSO and award-winning cuisine, Biltmore Fashion Park offers something for everyone. Future redevelopment plans include mixed-use and high-rise residential, office and retail components.
Arizona Science Center
| 6 Blocks
600 East Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Arizona Science Center, with the assistance of a distinguished Education Advisory Committee that included representatives from the State's universities, school systems, businesses, and community groups, performed a needs assessment for science learning in Arizona. The findings were incorporated into the selection of exhibits, year-one programmatic offerings, and strategies to reach key segments of the public: youth, adolescents, parents, and teachers.
A unique aspect of ASU is that they are “One University in Many Places,” not a system with separate campuses, and not one main campus with branch campuses. ASU has four distinctive campuses throughout metropolitan Phoenix. At the Tempe campus, ASU focuses on research and graduate education along with an undergraduate education that is analytic and preparatory for graduate or professional school or employment. At the Polytechnic campus, ASU focuses on learning through an applied approach to professional and technological programs that meet business and societal needs and an emphasis on technical education that is a direct preparation for the workforce. At the West campus, ASU focuses on interdisciplinary liberal arts education with professional programs that connect to the community. Through the Downtown Phoenix campus, ASU is focused on programs with a direct urban and public connection.
| 5 Blocks
401 E Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Chase Field covers approximately 1,300,000 square feet, including the playing surface, and is divided into six levels: Field, Main Concourse, Press Level, Suite Club Level, Upper Concourse and Service Level.
In addition to the baseball configuration, Chase Field can accommodate a variety of sports including; football, soccer and basketball. Other setups that have enjoyed success in the building are concerts, motor sports, trade shows, exhibits, band pageants, religious gatherings and running/walking events.
A four tier grandstand extends from the left field foul pole to homeplate and around to the right field foul pole. Bleacher seats are behind both the left and right field fences. A 25 foot center field wall serves as the hitters back drop, otherwise known as the batters-eye. Above the batters-eye is the new high definition video/scoreboard, known as DBTV, currently the largest in professional sports spanning 144’ wide and 56’ tall. The most unique feature at Chase Field, is the swimming pool, that is located behind the right field fence. Other than the swimming pool, Chase Field has many other amenities, including the Suite Lounge, Strike Zone, Miller Lite Diamond Club, Peter Piper Playhouse, Left Field Sand Lot Kids Zone, Right Field Beer Garden, Lexus Club and numerous Party Suites and Friday's Front Row Sports Grill.
Desert Botanical Garden
| 8 Miles
1201 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Nestled amid the red buttes of Papago Park, the Desert Botanical Garden hosts one of the world’s finest collections of desert plants. One of only 44 botanical gardens accredited by the American Association of Museums, this one-of-a-kind museum showcases 50 acres of beautiful outdoor exhibits. Home to 139 rare, threatened and endangered plant species from around the world, the Garden offers interesting and inspiring experiences to more than 300,000 visitors each year.
| 11 Miles
7014 East Camelback Road, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Today, Scottsdale Fashion Square offers a compelling retail experience in the heart of the country’s fastest-growing major metropolitan area. For the past 11 years, Scottsdale Fashion Square has been voted Ranking Arizona’s #1 shopping center in Arizona Business Magazine. In Scottsdale, where shopping is a top passion for its upscale residents, as well as millions of domestic and international visitors, Scottsdale Fashion Square offers the very best in every category - delivering exclusive brands to exclusive shoppers.
| 1 Miles
2301 North Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85004
With exhibitions of cultural objects and fine art to jewelry and fashion, the Heard Museum offers the best in traditional and contemporary American Indian art. Year after year, the Heard continues to build upon its commitment to exhibit the finest works from its permanent collection as well as top-notch traveling exhibits and the best in emerging contemporary art from the museum’s permanent collection and beyond. All combine to make our exhibitions part of a living institution that embraces diversity.
Herberger Theater Center
| 1 Blocks
222 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Herberger Theater Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support and foster the growth of performing arts in Phoenix as the premier performance venue, arts incubator and advocate.
The Herberger Theater Center was conceived as a pivotal piece in the redevelopment and revitalization of downtown Phoenix. Built in 1989 to support and foster the growth of performing arts in Phoenix as a performance venue and arts incubator, the Herberger Theater Center has contributed to the cultural and educational development of the Valley. Each year, approximately 175,000 patrons, including 30,000 school-aged children share the unique experience of live performing arts.
Heritage Square Park
| 3 Blocks
115 N. Sixth Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
Historic Heritage Square is a striking remnant of Phoenix’s Victorian past. The Rosson House is the cornerstone of a city block dating from the late 1800s. Museums, shops and restaurants now inhabit the block, which encompasses the only remaining group of residential structures from the original townsite of Phoenix. Historic Heritage Square is a part of Heritage & Science Park that includes the Arizona Science Center (602-716-2000), Phoenix Museum of History(602-253-2734), restaurants and a parking garage. The park is operated by the city of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department in conjunction with the Rosson House-Heritage Square Foundation.
| 17 Miles
9400 W. Maryland Avenue, Glendale, AZ 85305
Glendale Arena opened its doors on December 26, 2003. The arena was built as a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose facility and anchors the 223-acre, $1 billion development Westgate City Center - the "crown jewel" of sports and entertainment complexes. On October 25, 2006, Jobing.com purchased the naming rights to the building and Glendale Arena was renamed Jobing.com Arena.
Owned by the City of Glendale, Jobing.com Arena is home to the National Hockey League's Phoenix Coyotes. Since opening, the arena has established itself as one of the premiere sports and entertainment venues in the country and has earned its place of distinction as "Arizona's must play."
Old Town Scottsdale
| 11 Miles
7300 East 3rd Avenue, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Downtown Scottsdale offers some of the finest galleries, specialty retail, cultural attractions and dining in the Valley of the Sun. Downtown Scottsdale is at the heart of the city's art scene, with Contemporary and Western Art, Theatre 4301 and a wide variety of outdoor sculptures set amid the lush green lawns and sparkling fountains of Civic Center Mall.
Scottsdale's Arts District is home to a high concentration of galleries showcasing some of the best Western and Southwestern art in the country. Throughout "Old Town", shopkeepers sell quality Native American crafts, offering everything from hand-woven Navajo rugs to Zuni silver jewelry.
| 2 Blocks
203 West Adams Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003
The Orpheum Theatre is an internationally recognized showcase for arts and entertainment. It is home to music, dance, drama, comedy and everything in between, as the Orpheum’s first-rate acoustics, equipment, and accommodations for both the performers and patrons are without peer. The fully-staffed, state-of-the-art theater is one of Arizona’s most beautiful and storied venues for arts and entertainment and recognized as one of the most outstanding facilities for live entertainment in the great Southwest.
Originally opened in 1929, the Theatre is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and recognized as one of the West’s most significant theater structures. Now owned and operated by the City of Phoenix, the Orpheum remains a premier theater location for everything from stage shows and plays, to dance, music concerts, private events and more.
Phoenix Art Museum
| 1 Miles
1625 N Central Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85004
The Southwest’s premier 203,000- square foot destination for world-class visual arts. Here you will be immersed in culture while viewing popular exhibitions that feature artists such as Rembrandt, Norman Rockwell, and Annie Leibowitz. Monet. And the list goes on.
Since 1959, The Phoenix Art Museum, designed by New York architects Tod Williams/Billie Tsien & Associates, has been the home of an outstanding collection of more than 18,000 works of American, Asian, European, Latin American, Western American, modern and contemporary art, and fashion design.
As Arizona’s cultural hub for nearly fifty years, Phoenix Art Museum presents festivals, live performances, independent art films and educational programs for people of all ages that will both enlighten and entertain.
Whether you are attending a seminar or lunchtime event, multi-day conference or formal gala at the Phoenix Convention Center, the experience will be one you will not soon forget.
The soaring Arizona-inspired architecture of the Phoenix Convention Center is designed to share the wonders of our Southwestern culture, stimulate the imagination, and welcome guests to this premier meeting destination at the center of it all – downtown Phoenix.
The cutting-edge audio-visual, telecommunications and information technology services are customized to fit any individual or group needs. For the best presentations, programs, connectivity, interactive programs and building automation, we will ensure your needs are met…and exceeded!
| 7 Miles
455 North Galvin Parkway, Phoenix, AZ 85008
The Phoenix Zoo is home to more than 1,300 animals including 200 endangered species and participates in 37 Species Survival Plans (SSPs) to breed and maintain endangered species populations in captivity.
Sun Devil Stadium
| 11 Miles
500 E Veterans Way, Tempe, AZ 85281
One of the most aesthetic, dynamic, innovative and beautiful collegiate stadiums in the nation, Arizona State University's Sun Devil Stadium has played host to some of the best football games for more than four decades.
Name: Sun Devil Stadium, Frank Kush Field
Playing Surface: Natural (Hybrid Bermuda grass).
Lighting: Four banks of quartz-iodide flood lights suspended 200 feet over the playing field.
Stadium Height: 122 feet from playing field to top of grandstand, approximately 12 stories.
Press Box: Located atop the west cantilever, accommodates approximately 300 people on three seating platforms. The 360 x 55-foot facility includes a kitchenette, an eating area and lavatories.
Elevator: Four elevators with one serving the press exclusively
The Dodge Theater
| 10 Blocks
400 W Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003
The Dodge Theatre is a state of the art entertainment venue designed specifically for concerts, Broadway shows, family stage shows, and boxing. The Dodge Theatre seats up to 5,000 people.
University of Phoenix Statium
| 17 Miles
University of Phoenix Stadium, 1 Cardinals Drive, Glendale, AZ 85305
The University of Phoenix Stadium, with its retractable roof and field, is unlike any other stadium in North America, and a marvel of design, engineering, and technology. This multi-purpose facility is located in Glendale, Arizona.
The primary tenants in the stadium include the NFL's Arizona Cardinals and the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. The 63,400-seat stadium (expandable to 72,200) opened on August 1, 2006 after three years of construction. The ceremonial groundbreaking was held on April 12, 2003.
US Airways Arena
| 3 Blocks
201 E Jefferson Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004
After completing a major renovation, US Airways Center includes the 14,000 square foot Casino Arizona Pavilion, serving as a grand entrance highlighted by a 12 x 20 foot video wall. On the east side, the Bud Light Paseo is a flexible outdoor entertainment venue covered by a football field-length canopy, as well as the stylish Bud Light Bar area and facilities that double as television studio facilities for Suns telecasts and a performance stage for music events. Other additions include new technology installed in the bowl including a 900-foot LED ribbon, a center-hung scoreboard with HDTV screens, a new sound system, a new Courtside Club, Lexus Club and Verve Energy Lounge, and The Jungle, a 7,000 square foot family friendly interactive home to the Phoenix Suns Gorilla. At street level the US Airways Center features a Starbucks, an expanded Team Shop and the Toyota Club.
Management: Sports and Entertainment Services
Parking: 900-space attached garage; 1,500-space garage next door
Suites: 87 luxury suites and six party suites on two mid-level concourses
Accessible Seating: Available on all levels
Media Entrance: NE (located on Jefferson St.)