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A redbrick pedestrian walkway flanked by street lamps and surrounding a bubbling fountain is the focus of this restored historic district, which offers a look at the earliest roots of the city and has plenty of good shopping opportunities. The main plaza, which covers several square blocks, extends diagonally to the northeast from the intersection of College and Mountain avenues; on either side are shops and galleries, restaurants, and nightspots. Outdoor concerts and a string of special events keep the plaza lively, especially from midspring to midfall. Self-guided walking-tour maps are available from the Convention and Visitors Bureau, individual merchants, and city offices. Allow about an hour, more if you want to do a lot of shopping.