Canalscape

Waterways or cultural oasis?

[Source: Phoenix Magazine, October 2009 – Author: Jana Bommersbach] – “An ASU professor’s plan to create scenic villages around our unsightly canals could make Phoenix the Venice of the West. Phoenix – America’s largest desert city – has more canals than the world’s most famous canal cities, Venice and Amsterdam. No, I’m not nuts: This “oasis” we call Phoenix is also America’s “canal city,” but you’d probably never know that even if you’ve lived here for a long time. I didn’t know it until earlier this year when I huddled up with Arizona State University professor Nan Ellin to talk about her favorite project.”
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