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
The Zuzu's Petals storefront might be from the 1920s or 1930s. I don't know what was here originally. The building now houses the Organic Bean Cafe. [map]

Apache Lodge
Prescott, AZ


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]

former Stonecypher's Bakery
Tucson, AZ
Tucson, AZ
The Stonecypher's Bakery building was built in 1916 for the Dunbar School. In 1918, Stonecypher's moved in and the building was enlarged through the 1930s. This facade was added in 1939. The sign on top of the building had a giant "S" and apparently revolved. Over the years, the building was used as a church, a community center, a Kung Fu movie theatre, and a martial arts studio. It appeared to be vacant in 2012. Around 2015, it began housing the Downtown Dispensary. [map]

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

former Reilly Funeral Home
Tucson, AZ
Masonic Lodge
Yuma, AZ
The Reilly Funeral Home building was built in 1908. In the 1930s, the Art Deco details were added. The funeral home closed in the early 1990s. The building has housed Reilly Craft Pizza and Drink since 2011. [map]

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