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Vol. 11/3 - May/June 2022

Table of Contents:



From the Editor: Rock Park: Papago Park’s Rocky Construction Wonderland- Douglas Towne

Contributor Profiles: Mark Edelman & Bill Kelton

Back When - Phoenix’s Favorite Portal - Douglas Towne

The Elevated Concept for the Interstate 10 Papago Inner Loop Freeway: 1968-1973 - Mark Edelman

Phoenix’s Missing Transportation Link: The Papago Freeway - Bill Kelton

The Phoenix Zoo’s Safari from Backyard Menagerie to World-Class Facility - Douglas Towne

Gorilla Theater: Hugh Hefner “Monkeys Around” with the Phoenix Zoo - Douglas Towne

The Desert Fortress “Always Ready & Always There:” Papago Park National Guard Arsenal - Don W. Ryden, AIA

Old School Equipment: Elevating Grader Part 2 - Ulrich DoMor Elevating Grader - Billy Horner

Building on the Past - 1963: Papago Park Golf Course Clubhouse

Architect’s Perspective - Architecture Discovered Within the Desert Botanical Garden - Doug Sydnor, FAIA

 Digging Through the Archives – Pete Horner - Billy Horner


Construction Around Arizona: Projects – People – Practices


Papago Park Site of New Animal Shelter Built At-Cost by Ryan Companies

Omni Tempe Hotel at ASU Celebrates Topping Out

MGC Expands Queen Creek Wastewater Plant

PENTA Safety Event Ensures Everyone Wins at Sun Devil Stadium

Earth-Friendly Asphalt Mixing Company Solterra Materials Sales Exceed $40 Million After Four Years

Tucson Preserves Historic Eclectic-Style House

Phoenix-Based Sunstate Equipment Celebrates 45 Years of Powering Construction Projects

“Toying” Around with A Construction Career - Preston Payne

Three Ways Contractors Can Build Healthier Buildings - Michael Rubino

Moisture Meters Essential to Contractor Toolkit - Del Williams

How Concrete Started Fired Brick - Luke M. Snell, P.E

Vol. 11/3 - May/June 2022

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