Downtown and Old Town 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. This vibrant heart of Scottsdale offers several great choices for condominiums, townhomes, lofts, and high rise tower urban living.
Scottsdale is recognized as among the top 10 international locations for art. A wide variety of outdoor sculptures set amid the lush green lawns and sparkling fountains of Civic Center Mall which also hosts some five star restaurants, the Scottsdale Main Library, Center for Performing Arts and award-winning Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art. 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. The downtown colonnade area is highly walkable, with row after row of specialty stores, restaurants and galleries. Enjoy a free trolley ride throughout this five square mile area and spend the day mingling among everyone from the jet set to the college crowd.