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Vol. 11/4 - Jul/Aug 2022

Table of Contents:



  • From the Editor: Douglas: Arizona’s “Planned” Industrial City - Douglas Towne
  • Contributor Profiles: Elissa Arms & Maechen Stewart
  • Back When - “Model” Stars at Maryvale Home Show - Douglas Towne
  • How an Old Bridge and an Artificial Geyser Created Two Arizona Communities: The Genius of Lorne Pratt - Douglas Towne
  • Lorne Pratt: Arizona’s Hollywood-Connected Developer - Douglas Towne
  • Donald “D.C.” Speer: Top-Notch Contractor and Grandpa - Maechen Stewart
  • D.C. Speer Construction: A Legacy of Successful Projects and Employees - Douglas Towne
  • Arizona’s Second Wave of Master-Planned Communities: One Contractor’s Recollections - Bill Kelton
  • Old School Equipment: Elevating Grader Part 3 - P&H Elevating Loader - Billy Horner
  • Building on the Past - 1960: KUPD and Interstate 17
  • Architect’s Perspective - DC Ranch Celebrates 25th Anniversary - Doug Sydnor, FAIA
  •  Digging Through the Archives L.R. Contreras Contracting Co. - Billy Horner


Construction Around Arizona: Projects – People – Practices

  • McCarthy Finishes $192 million ASU Science and Tech Building at a Site with A Rich History
  • Adolfson & Peterson Construction Starts Tucson Community Learning Center
  • Akimel Gateway Industrial Park Near Wild Horse Pass Completed by Wespac
  • Willmeng/Riggs Team Up at Peoria “Chip” Facility
  • McCarthy Celebrates Topping-Out Milestone at The University of Arizona’s New Applied Research Building
  • Speer, Sundt, and FNF: Jed Billings’ Construction Memories
  • Power in the Palm of Your Hand: The Best Construction Apps - Elissa Arms
  • How Concrete Started Part 3: Gypsum - Luke M. Snell, P.E
  • Arizona Contractors Can Be Liable to Pay Financial Restitution - Mickell Summerhays
  • Ten Attributes of Successful Supervisors - World of Asphalt

Vol. 11/4 - Jul/Aug 2022

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