Downtown Denizen: John Curran

Downtown Denizen: John Curran

Name: John Curran

Real Estate Portfolio Manager, Downtown Project

If you won $100 million, what would you buy first?
A really sweet mountain bike, new skis and a cabin in the mountains.

If you had to choose just one place to vacation every year for the rest of your life, where would you choose?
Park City, Utah.

If you had to teach something, what would you teach?
Urban planning or American history.

What are some of the different jobs that you have had in your life?
Little league umpire, middle school math teacher, and pedicab driver/tour guide.

Who was your childhood celebrity crush?
Kelly Kapowski from Saved by the Bell.

Which store would you choose to max out your credit card?
Costco or Total Wine.

What was the last great book you read? 
Blood Aces: The Wild Ride of Benny Binion, the Texas Gangster who Created Vegas Poker by Doug Swanson.

The last concert you attended?
The Motet at Brooklyn Bowl.

In one sentence, what does the future of Downtown Las Vegas look like to you?
Like a really great party you don’t want to leave.

What weapon would you carry during the Zombie Apocalypse? 
Cross-bow, duh.

What is your favorite downtown venue?
Bunkhouse and Oak & Ivy