Bitwise Industries: “In downtown alone, hundreds of lofts will become thousands. Eateries will line the streets. Nightlife will spring up. And on Sunday mornings, the thirty-somethings will sit outside sipping coffee from that shop on Fulton Street and tell tales of how people used to scoff at the notion of downtown revitalization.”
I love this vision. I’ve been dreaming of a vibrant Fresno downtown since we moved back from Seattle in 1997. I loved stepping outside the office and having everything within walking distance. Restaurants and shops, so many to choose from. Scores of people going about their business. It was a beautiful experience and I miss it.
If you’re looking to relocate or build you should consider downtown Fresno. There are amazing old buildings everywhere waiting for someone to show them a little TLC and make them wonderful again. If you need someone to show you, drop me a line, I’ll show you some of my favorites.
Oh, Bitwise has also gone a long way toward fixing this issue. The valley is now very different because of their efforts.
Thank you Irma and Jake â€” and everyone else involved behind the scenes â€“ you’ve given me hope for a revitalized downtown.
P.S. â€“ Can you guys try to convince Alamo Drafthouse to add a location downtown? I know the perfect space for it! Thanks!