Jonathan Alvira’s “Last Reminisce of a Culturally Thriving Downtown”

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 Jonathan Alvira is a photographer and third generation Phoenician. Part of an ongoing series documenting Downtown Phoenix, these photos have been taken over a number of years. Jonathan explains,

I am just trying to document the last reminisce of what was a culturally thriving downtown Phoenix.  People are under the impression that Phoenix is nothing but a bunch of suburbs and hardly a city at all. I just want to show that there once was a thriving downtown and these are the few people and places that still exist in the decay of the real central Phoenix.

You can view more work, including this series at his website.

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