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Arizona Art Deco & Streamline Moderne Buildings

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Phelps Dodge Mercantile Company
Bisbee, AZ
The Phelps-Dodge Mercantile Company building was designed by Del Webb. It was built in 1939 as a department store. Phelps-Dodge was a dominant force in Bisbee history. It owned mines, the biggest hotel, and the newspaper. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

Cochise County Courthouse
Bisbee, AZ
The Cochise County Courthouse was designed by Roy W. Place and built in 1931. [map]

former Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station [gone]
Casa Grande, AZ
This former Southern Pacific Railroad Passenger Station was built in 1939 in the Pueblo Deco style. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places but was vacant for many years. These photos are from 2004. The building was badly damaged in a fire and then torn down around 2009.

Zuzu's Petals
Mesa, AZ
Masonic Lodge
Yuma, AZ
The Zuzu's Petals storefront might be from the 1920s or 1930s. I don't know what was here originally. [map]

The Masonic Lodge in Yuma was built in 1931. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. [map]

Apache Lodge
Prescott, AZ

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The Apache Lodge was built in 1946 and is still in operation. The units were built around an internal courtyard. There was once a bar and a swimming pool. By 2014, ladders were added to the building and Indian statues were installed at the entrance. For more, see these websites: 1, 2, and 3. [map]

unidentified building
Tucson, AZ
house
Tucson, AZ
This unidentified building was probably built in the 1920s or 1930s. The sign on top probably revolved originally. It looks like it might have been a car dealership. Over the years, the building has been used as a church, a community center, a Kung Fu movie theatre, and a martial arts studio. It appeared to be vacant in 2012. Does anyone know what this building was used for originally? [map]

This house was built around 1900. The facade addition may have been designed by Henry Jaastad in the 1920s or 1930s. [map]

Hotel San Carlos
Yuma, AZ
The Hotel San Carlos was built in 1930. In 1997, it was renovated and converted into apartments. The main blade signs features neon and opal glass letters. The other signs feature raised letters and neon. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For more, see these websites: 1 and 2. [map]

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