September 6, 2017

Arizona Contractor & Community magazine is excited to announce the publication is now for sale at Books, one of Phoenix's largest family-owned rare and used bookstores. Featuring more than 200,000 titles, the store has been in business 25 years. Books is located, fitti...

September 5, 2017

For our Fall 2017 Special Issue on Phoenix's unique Sunnyslope neighborhood, Arizona Contractor & Community  magazine wanted to spotlight our talented friends at the ASU Walter Cronkite School of Journalism. Christia Gibbons, who teaches at the school, is our internshi...

August 24, 2017

What's the connection between a mountain-top restaurant destroyed by a mysterious fire, a hospital with a primate zoo, a bowling alley set in a castle, and a house with a giraffe enclosure? They're all articles about Phoenix's unique Sunnyslope neighborhood in the just...

July 19, 2017

My Summer 2017 Editor's Column discusses the many Army Airfields the feds built for pilot training during World War II in Arizona. The state's sunny skies made for perfect flying weather.Some of these airfields are still used as military installations. Others have been...

July 18, 2017

For Arizona Contractor & Community magazine's first centerfold, staff debated between Marilyn Monroe and Gina Lollobrigida until finally taking a tip from Frank Lloyd Wright and opting for this svelte beauty that still graces the Phoenix skyline. Formerly the Terminal...

July 18, 2017

What do Bing Crosby, Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, R.E.M. and the Dixie Chicks have in common? They all recorded versions of "Ghost Riders in the Sky" written by Stan Jones. In this image, the songwriter is greeted by his fan club and Arizona Governor Ernest McFarland at S...

May 26, 2017

“Here’s Everything: Truly a Dream Come True,” touted the  advertisement about the Grand Opening of its new store located at Seventh Avenue and Osborne Road on November 15, 1956. For a devoted group of grocery shoppers, the store lived up to its billing for more than 60...

May 24, 2017

Joseph Herzog is a principal with Shepley Bulfinch, a national architecture firm known for design excellence and innovation with offices in Boston, Houston, and Phoenix

When you were first captivated by architecture? 

I had an uncle who was an architect, owned his firm a...

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