In this 80-page fall issue of Arizona Contractor & Community magazine, we’re focused on four individuals that helped create Arizona’s infrastructure: contractor Paul Brock, masonry specialist Marion J. Evertsen, architects Kemper Goodwin and Melverne Ensign. On the lighter side, we spotlight the many drive-in theaters that kept residents entertained after World War II in the Valley.
Copies are available via the ACC website or at Books on 7th Avenue in Phoenix, or the Ignite Sign Museum in Tucson.
Arizona Contractor & Community magazine has become a vital forum for the state’s building industry by providing critical information and exposure to companies in the field. Moreover, the publication has expanded beyond traditional construction, architecture, and real estate topics and has found an audience with those who have fresh ideas on adaptive reuse of historic buildings or making new developments more community-friendly and sustainable.
The magazine also looks frequently in the rearview mirror with articles that honor the many remarkable accomplishments of the building industry in Arizona. It may have been “just a job” back in the day, but these construction pioneers created the spectacular framework that still holds Arizona together. Anyone with an interest in history or engineering will enjoy the incredible legacy of roads, buildings, dams, and other infrastructure projects featured in the magazine.
physical back issues
Back issues of Arizona Contractor and Community magazine feature articles, illustrated with vintage photographs, about Arizona construction, architecture, and history that can’t be found elsewhere.
Digital copies can be downloaded