In the same district, restaurateur Grace Unger is planning to open three establishments: Josephine, a modern French restaurant; Coup de Grâce, a cocktail bar; and Petit Jo, a coffee shop, bakery, and market. Right around the corner, Lori Hassler and her husband, Eric, opened The Farish House earlier this year. Named for Phoenix’s first city manager, William Farish, the 120-year-old Farish House is now a bistro and wine bar serving European and American classics.
Greenwood, Hassler, and Unger join a long list of women whose businesses have thrived in downtown Phoenix for decades. Cindy Dach, for instance, owns the building that will house Greenwood Brewing, in addition to Dach’s Made Art Boutique and the Eye Lounge, which she co-founded with her husband, Greg. Dach is also a co-founder of the Roosevelt Row Community Development Corp., which is working to preserve the arts and small businesses in the area, and has been a pillar of the community for years. She earlier said she rented a significant portion of her building to Greenwood because she wanted to support Greenwood’s mission of bringing more women into the craft beer scene.