The Neighborhood

The Phoenix Bioscience Core is the heart of Phoenix’s innovator’s district, the PHX Core, and Downtown Phoenix within walking distance of famous neighborhoods like Roosevelt Row in the Evans Churchill Neighborhood and the Phoenix Warehouse District, providing access to endless community activities and entertainment venues. 

Downtown Phoenix is thriving – it’s home to more than 35,000 students and residents with access to more than 200 restaurants and bars, 10 live music venues and popups. The downtown community is also home to five major sports teams, seven public parks and is surrounded by art with more than 100 murals, a makerspace, and the famous First Fridays on Roosevelt Row — the most-attended art walk in the country.

What is there to do in downtown Phoenix?

Experience First Fridays

Explore Phoenix’s Roosevelt Row the first Friday of every month as part of the largest art event in the U.S.

Catch a game, concert or show.

Downtown Phoenix is home to three of Phoenix’s major sports teams and is home to large and small concert venues that welcome big name artists and upcoming bands.

Grab a bite.

There are more than 200 restaurants or bars in downtown Phoenix, 85 percent of which are locally owned or operated.

Eat local

There are more than 200 bars and restaurants in the surrounding Phoenix area, including 115 new bars and restaurants since 2008. Whether you’re looking for award-winning cuisine or a quick bite, the downtown community has plenty to offer.

Enjoy the outdoors

Phoenix is home to more than 40,000 acres of desert parks that include more than 200 miles of trails, and there are 185 parks in the city of Phoenix. With nearly 300 days of sunshine per year, Phoenix offers ample opportunity to get outside and enjoy the weather.

Explore the arts

The City of Phoenix is full of arts and culture. There are more than 120 murals, over 12,000 concert seats and world-class museums in the neighborhoods surrounding the PBC including the famous Roosevelt Row and Warehouse District.