Architect Selected for Phoenix Plaza

PHURA is pleased to announce the selection of Kistler Small and White, Architects, to design and provide construction management services for the Phoenix Plaza Civic Center, in downtown Phoenix.  Final design will be presented to the public later this year.

Building a Community Center in Phoenix

The Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency will be interviewing architectural design firms, interdisciplinary teams, and construction manager/general contractor design build firms to design and construct or manage the construction of a public activities and events facility or “community center” in the City’s downtown.  The RFQ is closed, but you can still view it here:  View our RFQ here.

Phoenix Plaza, Community Center — Mail Tribune Article

Plaza bldg street view- from Al 4-5-16The Mail Tribune recently ran an article describing PHURA plans for a community center and plaza on Main Street in downtown Phoenix.

 Phoenix Plaza Article MMT 6/9/16

Trees on Main Street

Trees are being installed in the new bump out spaces along Main Street.  PHURA is working withMain Street Trees May 2016 Plant Oregon to complete this project to enhance the city center.

New Pavers Downtown

Have you seen the beautiful new pavers recently installed at Plaza Park?Park pavers 4-13-16

Banner Poles Are Up

New Banner Poles have been installed on Main Street, near the Third Street intersection, and the first Banner is up.  Call City Hall to find out how your business or group can advertise using this new feature in downtown Phoenix.

Sidewalk SignsSidewalk Signs for web 4-25-16

If you would like to use a sidewalk sign to advertise your Phoenix business, contact the Planning Department, 541-535-1955 ext. 316 for a temporary sign permit.  Then come to the Agency to borrow a metal sign holder that complies with City regulations.

 Citizen’s Survey Results

The results of the Citizen’s Survey are in! Click this link – Citizen’s Survey 2016 – to review the results, and read comments collected from our citizens.

Did you miss the survey?  It’s never too late to send your questions and suggestions on projects and activities.  Use our contact form to send us your input.

Medford Mail Tribune Article on PHURA

In early April the local newspaper published the following article about continuing work on the Phoenix Plaza Project:  Progress continues on downtown renewal project

Urban Renewal in Oregon

The Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies (AORA) has a wonderful short video (less than 5 minutes) on Urban Renewal in Oregon.   View the link below to see some of the projects happening around our state.  Transforming Oregon Communities


Upcoming Board Meeting

Board Meetings are held every second Wednesday of the month at 6:30 pm at the Phoenix Urban Renewal Agency Office.

Phoenix Grange

Redevelopment Projects in Downtown Phoenix

View current rehab projects happening in Phoenix.


Sign Grant Program

A Sign Grant Program is available to assist local businesses.  The intent of the grant is to assist businesses in attracting more customers, and encourage and promote aesthetically pleasing signage.


Business Spotlight

Figaro’s Pizza has come to Phoenix! A franchise opened recently at 315 N Main Street Suite B next to Subway Sandwiches.  Figaro’s Pizza began in 1981 as the dream of two entrepreneurs, Corkey…