Within the last 5 years, however, the canals in central Scottsdale have become a focal point for development. Rather than ignoring the canals, developers have incorporated views of the canals into the design of condominiums and other development projects.
These new townhouses are just one example. They are located just a couple of blocks from Scottsdale Fashion Square and Old Town Scottsdale. People who live here can walk to dozens of restaurants and night clubs in the Scottsdale entertainment district.
For those of you in cold climates, I regret to tell you that this photo was taken on a recent warm, sunny day earlier this month.
This week we are showing photos of Costa Rica on our Viva la Voyage travel photo site.