Note: this post has been updated to include up-to-date tour information.
If you check out any of the three different Jane's Walks that will be taking place both in Phoenix and Mesa during the first Saturday in May, you might learn that the first buildings constructed in Sunnyslope in 1911 were only a handful of tents and cottages, or that a part of Mesa was originally known as Stringtown.
Equal parts historical walking tour and hip urban excursion, Jane's Walks are annual jaunts through vintage Valley neighborhoods that offer attendees some exercise, enlightenment, and a chance to uncover and explore unique parts of their city.
It's exactly why local blogger/activist/social media guru Yuri Artibise brought a Jane's Walk (which have taken place in cities across North America since 2007) to Phoenix a couple years ago.
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