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Here’s everything going on with Phoenix’s Chinese Cultural Center

Posted by   /  September 20, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Lynn Trimble | Phoenix New Times The city of Phoenix recently denied a citizen petition to preserve the Chinese Cultural Center. Now, people hoping to save the defunct center’s architecture and gardens are pursuing historical preservation efforts to legal action. On Tuesday, September 12, the Phoenix City Council agreed to undertake a cultural survey that […]

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[OPINION] Principle & principals at work, and not, with Phoenix’s Chinese Cultural Center

Posted by   /  September 18, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

(Editor’s note: Opinion pieces are published for discussion purposes only.) Arizona Progress Gazette During the 2006 election season many city officials throughout Arizona, including Phoenix, campaigned against Proposition 207.  They warned many things why the “Private Property Rights Protection Act” should be defeated.  Chief among them were that providing too much individual protection for homeowners […]

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Fight to save Phoenix Chinese Cultural Center to continue with study of historic elements

Posted by   /  September 13, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Maria Polletta | The Republic Nearly 200 Chinese-Americans who begged the Phoenix City Council to step in and preserve the Chinese Cultural Center on Tuesday didn’t get the “yes” they were hoping for — but they didn’t get a “no,” either. Instead, the council voted 8-0, with Councilman Daniel Valenzuela absent, to allow residents to commission a survey analyzing the […]

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Developer gives $100,000 towards new Chinese center

Posted by   /  September 13, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal The new owner of the Chinese Cultural Center in Phoenix has donated $100,000 toward the development of a potenial new center in downtown Phoenix. The move comes as Asian-American groups and preservationists oppose 668 North LLC’s plans to renovate and redevelop the existing center into new offices. The […]

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Chinese Cultural Center fight takes new turns

Posted by   /  September 7, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal The fight over the future of the Chinese Cultural Center development in Phoenix is taking some new turns. The private equity firm that now owns the Chinese center on 44th Street near Van Buren Street is offering to preserve some of its iconic Asian architecture and help develop […]

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Supporters of Chinese Cultural Center invite President Trump; hope he can save history

Posted by   /  August 21, 2017  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

The group believes the new owner is thinking about turning the property into a standard commercial and office space. By Maria Hechanova | AZFamily PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – On Saturday, a local Asian American community group invited President Donald Trump to visit the Chinese Cultural Center during his trip to Phoenix Tuesday. The group’s spokesperson emailed […]

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