Downtown Denizen: Christopher Curtis

Downtown Denizen: Christopher Curtis

Christopher Curtis
Director, Downtown Rangers

What is something about you that most people don’t know?
That I have spent four years of my life living overseas.

If you had to choose just one place to vacation every year for the rest of your life, where would it be?
Palma De Mallorca.

What is your proudest accomplishment?
Being selected the youngest hostage negotiator on the police department.

If someone were to make a movie about your life, who would you hope would play you?
Vin Diesel.

Do you have a favorite quote or saying that inspires you?
“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”

If you could try out any job for a day, what would you like to try?
U.S. Ambassador to Sweden in July.

What was the last great book you read?
The Art of Living: The Classical Manual on Virtue, Happiness, and Effectiveness by Epictetus

If you could give one piece of advice to your 10-year-old self, what would it be?
You are stronger than whatever you are confronting.

In one sentence, what does the future of Downtown Las Vegas look like to you?
see the future of Downtown Vegas as being the spot where you can grab a high quality meal, cross the street to snag a cheap donut, head next door for a shot of top shelf scotch, buy a new bottle of cologne, give a vagrant a dollar, and then walk back to your office because your lunch hour is over.