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Chandler creates new historic preservation district

4/10/2024
​By unanimously approving the consent agenda at its April 4 regular meeting, the Chandler City Council gave final approval to something that had been in the works for several years. An …

Castle Hot Springs inducted into Historic Hotels of …

3/5/2024
Castle Hot Springs in Morristown, Arizona has been inducted into Historic Hotels of America, an official program of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

New life, purpose coming to Hayden Flour Mill in Tempe

1/16/2024
Recent years have brought about new life to downtown Tempe with a variety of refresh initiatives. In the coming months, plans will be developed to bring about a new purpose for the historic Hayden Flour Mill.

Appeal of Mesa decision denying work at historic home …

11/5/2023
The Mesa Historic Preservation Board on Nov. 7 is to discuss an appeal of a denial of a certificate of appropriateness for a proposed detached guesthouse, carport and RV carport. The property at …

Chandler canal to receive historic landmark …

6/30/2023
There is more than one Goodyear in the Valley. At a recent meeting, the Chandler City Council approved a new designation for the eastern one. At its June 15 meeting, the Chandler City Council …

Tempe recognizes McKemy-Riggs House as historically …

6/26/2023
The McKemy-Riggs House in Tempe has received its historic designation following council approval and the efforts of property owner Patricia Riggs.

Chandler makes historic preservation policy changes

5/24/2023
The Chandler City Council approved some major changes to the city’s historic preservation code at a recent meeting. According to Development Services Director Derek Horn, the council …

Tempe commemorates Old Mill Avenue Bridge’s 90th …

5/4/2023
Tempe’s well-loved Mill Avenue Bridge celebrated its 90th anniversary on May 1 with a gathering at the Hayden House with city officials and the granddaughters of past state bridge engineer Ralph Hoffman to dedicate a plaque in remembrance of his work.

Downtown Mesa Historic Preservation Day May 13

5/4/2023
The city of Mesa Historic Preservation Office invites residents to Downtown Historic Preservation Day 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Nile Theater, 105 W. Main St. The event is part of …

Register of Historic Places adds Scottsdale North …

4/10/2023
Scottsdale North, a 39-unit townhouse community, was listed on the Register of Historic Places Jan. 25. Scottsdale North will be celebrating this recognition 4–6 p.m. on April 28 at the …

Ancient archaeological artifacts discovered along …

10/12/2022
A monumental archaeological discovery has been uncovered, documenting ancient roots put down in the Arizona desert long ago by the ancestors of the Akimel O’Odham, whose homelands once …

Tempe officials remove graffiti from Hayden Flour Mill

8/4/2022
The city of Tempe worked carefully in recent months to remove graffiti from one of its most notable historic sites.