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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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Beautiful Galleries, Nice area

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 June 2016
scottsdalegirl1000
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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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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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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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

lots of bars and places to be seen. Lots of Music performers to be seen. lots of people who want to be seen. lots of Golf carts to drive you home after being in the bars hoping to be seen lots of tourists lots of BMWs Ferrari's little metallic japanese and korean cars so write down where you parked. lots... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

With the various slumps in the economy over the last few years, art sales in Scottsdale have been hit hard. Marshall Way was once so vibrant and offered such a fine array of galleries. Today only a handful of the prestigious galleries remain. There are numerous vacancies and shops that once were galleries are today selling varied products not related... More 

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