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The Boardwalk

by Alfred Newman Beadle

The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaThough the Boardwalk can easily be entered from the side, one must ascend the stairs to the elevated platform to enjoy the full experience.The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaAn orderly grid of steel sets the tone for the modular promenade that unfolds.The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaOnce on the property, the pathway starts to stagger within the modules.The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaThe Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaTenants may modify the lush landscaping of their modules in the common area.The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaSpurs to The Boardwalk properties are accessed through common spaces that end in walls of glass, lending the comunity lifestyle a fishbowl-like quality similar to its prototype, The Triad.The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaLike Three Fountains, one face of the condominium units opens up to an outdoor space with a wall of edge-to-edge glass, but instead opening up to a back patio it opens to a recessed module of the shared common area. Kitchen and living room activities are experienced en publique, especially at night.The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaThe Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaThe Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix Arizona
The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix Arizona
Many tenants have taken great care to retain the character yet personalize their public spaces. The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaThe Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix ArizonaVintage article about The Boardwalk by Al Beadle in Phoenix Arizona
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