Photo of the re-opening of Fulton Street in 2017l

Good News for Fulton as Downtown Street Gets Ready to Party

Fresno Mayor Lee Brand delivered good news Friday about Fulton's $20 million makeover —a day before the Fulton Street Party celebrating its 2017 reopening. According to city records, businesses along the downtown street grossed $43.6 million in revenue for ...

Fulton Street is Down Payment on Fresno Downtown Revival

Opinion by Bill McEwen Fresno's Fulton Mall was strangled, kicked and pronounced dead. Now, after nearly 20 months of jackhammering, digging, restoring and paving, it will officially be reborn as a street Saturday. There will be speeches, fist ...

Fresno City Manager Stakes Out Her Priorities

Fresno’s new City Manager Wilma Quan-Schecter gave her first public address last week at a Chamber of Commerce event. She echoed City Hall priorities and revealed some interesting facts about upcoming projects....

The Future of Fulton Street, Finale: Parking

GV Wire concludes its series touring Fulton Street. I asked our host, Craig Scharton from the Downtown Fresno Partnership, how much turning Fulton Mall into Fulton Street costs. ”$22 Million, about the cost of a freeway on-ramp,” Scharton answers. Most of t...

Fulton Street Tour, Part 3: Will it Succeed?

We continue our tour of the soon-to-be-reopened Fulton Street with Craig Scharton with the Downtown Fresno Partnership. And, we are what could be called the heart of Fulton and the city, the Pacific Southwes...

The Future of Fulton Street Part 2

In the second of a series anticipating the reopening of Fulton Street, GV Wire took a look at some of the historic buildings in downtown including the old JC Penney building and the Patterson building. Craig...

The Future of Fulton Street

In the first of a series anticipating the reopening of Fulton Street, GV Wire took a walking tour of the iconic location in downtown Fresno. Craig Scharton, the interim president/CEO of the Downtown Fresno Partnership, served as our tour guide. In this f...