Too bad the City of Phoenix and Maricopa County Supervisors would like nothing better than to tear down this monument to the arts and culture, just like they've done with most of downtown Phoenix.
Best Place to Be Seen Phoenix 2011 - The Icehouse
Readers' Choice: (tie) The Firehouse; W Hotel Scottsdale
It's really only fitting that this historic downtown warehouse was known as Constable Ice Storage in 1910 because, since then, there's really no question that the happenings taking place within the various rooms of this buildings have been kept raw and very cool. Between its recent art installation by Barry Schwartz, the killer acoustics of live music shows, after-hours events by Nightlife Ninja Quincy Ross, and the influx of in-the-know people attending, it's undoubtedly the newest (and oldest) place to be cold-chillin'.