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Epicenter Town Center at Agritopia

Phoenix, AZ

The land on which the Agritopia development sits is the farmland where Joe Johnston, the Town founder, was raised. By the late 1990s, with development encroaching, Joe Johnston sought to preserve the land. In 2000, Agritopia was born as a village to honor the town’s agricultural roots.

Johnston envisioned a walkable development that attracted people of all ages. In the ensuing two decades, Agritopia has filled in with a farm, a community garden, single-family residential homes, a senior living community, a private school, Joe’s Farm Grill restaurant, the Coffee Shop at Agritopia, and the Barnone maker space for local crafters.

LRK was commissioned to design the final piece of the puzzle, a true urban town center to the community, called EpiCenter.  Epicenter was designed to create a community with village life and everyday activity, where people are known and not anonymous, where people of all ages and all stages can mix. In addition to the residential, ground floor commercial space will serve the town residents, focusing on local restaurants, health services, and the best of Arizona culture.

Architects | Designers | Planners
Memphis
50 South B.B. King Blvd.
Suite 600
Memphis, TN 38103
901.521.1440
Baton Rouge
1680 Lobdell Avenue
Suite E
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
225.928.4905
Celebration
AR91636
671 Front St., Suite 220
Celebration, FL 34747
407.566.2575
Dallas
150 Turtle Creek Boulevard
Suite 104D
Dallas, TX 75207
214.389.3816
Little Rock
319 President Clinton Ave.
Suite 201
Little Rock, AR 72201
501.246.3950
New Orleans
643 Magazine Street
Suite 102
New Orleans, LA 70130
504.558.1885
Princeton
217 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542
609.683.3600
Philadelphia
Public Ledger Building
Suite 756
150 S. Independence Mall W.
Philadelphia, PA 19106
267.804.7040