Redevelopment of Historic American Legion site, potential demolition continues to move towards RFP

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter

The potential redevelopment of the historic American Legion Post #1 property in downtown Phoenix continues to move forward.

The Phoenix City Council added some changes to a planned redevelopment Requests for Proposals (RFP) this week.

The city owns the site at 723 W. Polk St near Seventh Street, Grand Avenue and Van Buren Street. The American Legion Post has been there since 1920 and had its 99-year lease expire in February. It was one of the first American Legion post’s chartered when the organization was first established after World War I in 1919.

Phoenix wants to include veterans’ services and housing in the RFP for potential redevelopment. The council at its meeting Wednesday included more guidance to city staff on affordable and workforce housing and including veterans’ preferences as part of plans and the redevelopment bid process.

The redevelopment could lead to demolition of the American Legion building on the property. The RFP has been scheduled to go out in September.

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