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Marshall Way Arts District

Neighbourhood: Downtown Scottsdale
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Address: Marshall Way, from Indian School Rd. to 5th Ave., Downtown, Scottsdale, AZ

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A lot of empty storefronts. Too bad. Nice art in the galleries that are open -- even if they are a bit on the snobby side. Be prepared to dress up or be ignored.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
EatOutTooOften
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Phoenix, Arizona

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Marshall Way is clearly struggling, with many of the galleries closed, or replaced with beauty salons and the like. That's a shame, as this used to be a great stretch of modern and western galleries. Still pleasant to walk, but not as much to see. Combined with a stroll through the 5th avenue Shops and Old Town, it still conveys... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot of empty storefronts. Too bad. Nice art in the galleries that are open -- even if they are a bit on the snobby side. Be prepared to dress up or be ignored.

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Thank EatOutTooOften
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is a lovely part of downtown Scottsdale. There are plenty of nice restaurants, art galleries and other boutique shops. You can do a bit of walking if you would like to to cover the whole area. I always enjoy going down here and walking around and stopping for a bite to eat.

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Thank jamu421
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

The Marshall Way Arts District is in Old Town (heart of downtown) Scottsdale. Both sides of Marshall Way are lined with distinctive and upscale galleries that display some of the best artwork in AZ: paintings, sculpture, ceramics, Native American jewelry, etc.

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Thank Barbara E
Panguitch, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

This is a great place for unique little shops. I love going especially on Thursday evenings when the shops are open late. Such exquisite finds.

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Thank 486eileen
new York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

When the weather is great, a walk through Marshall Way Arts District is an enjoyable time. Lovely art galleries, interesting stores. Lately, I have noticed that some galleries and stores have closed up. Perhaps their prices were too high especially the art and sculptures which are in the thousands.

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Thank scottsdalegirl1000
Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

So many pretty things, so little time to see them all. Great place to window shop after dinner at local.nearby restaurants.

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Thank disappoiinted-mom
Port Orange, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Went down to Scottsdale on Friday evening of Memorial Day Weekend. Most of the shops closed! I consider this a missed opportunity as many of us were dinning and looking. My rating also provides disappointment that these same shops have caused many of our Thursday nite river walk tents not to be open anymore as they don't enjoy the competition.... More 

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Thank 702larrye
Phoenix, AZ
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Scottsdale has changed over the years. There are fewer art galleries in this district than there used to be. That being said, it's still has value. There is a Thursday Night Art Walk, and some old Scottsdale charm to the area. There are a few restaurants in this district, but MANY nearby.

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

I'm not much for the crazy drinking scene so instead of heading to the Old Town restaurant and bar area I came here. It was great and I loved the different types of Southwestern art.

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