Chris Leighton

Chris Leighton

Chris Leighton has spent most of his career working on Downtown Tucson Revitalization.  While working for the City of Tucson for 26 years he created the City’s parking program, the business improvement district, and Rio Nuevo in order to develop the basic infrastructure needed for a city to succeed.  He built the majority of the public parking structures downtown, including the first solar powered parking garage in the world, as well as played a key role in the in the development and construction of the modern street car.  Chris is a Project Manager for Peach.  His favorite part of downtown is the Warehouse Art’s District.

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