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Vol. 13/2 -  Mar/Apr 2024

Table of Contents:



  • From the Editor: Where Future Phoenicians First Spent the Night: Van Buren’s Motel Row- Douglas Towne
  • Contributor Profiles: Sherry Dewane & Steve Schumacher
  • Saluting Arizona’s Builders: Evert L. Farmer
  • Back When - The Stars Align for Liberace in Phoenix - Billy Horner
  • Van Buren: The Neon-Lit Path That Once Guided Motorists to Phoenix - Douglas Towne
  • On The Pathway to The Golden State: Life at Phoenix’s Green Parrot Auto Court in the 1930s- Douglas Towne
  • The Stagecoach Inn: An Overnight Stay On Van Buren So Lovely That We Bought The Place - Sherry Dewane
  • The Van Buren: A Historical Journey from Car Lot to Concert Hall - Steve Schumacher
  • Transforming Desert into Cotton Fields: Iben & Pohle Land Leveling Company - Ted Pohle
  • Old School Equipment: The Euclid Blade-Veyor Loader Or “BV” - Billy Horner
  • Building on the Past - 1947: Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette Building- Douglas Towne
  • Architect’s Perspective - Matching Wildlife to Architecture At The Phoenix Zoo- Doug Sydnor, FAIA
  • Digging Through the Archives – Johnnie Iben: An Enigmatic Phoenix Contractor- Billy Horner


Construction Around Arizona: Projects – People – Practices


  • Kennedy Elementary School Taking Shape Thanks to CHASSE
  • Metro Survey’s Employees—and Robots—Work on ADOT’s Broadway Curve
  • Kitchell Set to Open Valleywise Health Medical Center in Phoenix
  • Visiting ASU Just Got Easier: McCarthy Finishes New Mill Avenue Parking Structure
  • All Things Metal Unleashes Its Voortman on the Fuze Ballpark Apartments Project
  • ASU’s Architect Incubator: James Walter Elmore, FAIA - James Abell
  • Traveling Carnivals, Vaudeville Shows, and Fortune Tellers: A Rich Childhood on Van Buren During the Great Depression - Douglas Towne
  • Aggregates for Concrete: Maximum-Sized Aggregates - Luke M. Snell P.E.
  • Building Arizona: How the Lowe’s Foundation and Coconino Community College are Training Contractors - Betsy Conway and Dr. Eric Heiser
  • Industrial Space Occupancy Thrives in Phoenix Despite National Decline - LGE Design Build
  • Five Reasons Construction Job Sites Are Going Electric - Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) Staff

Vol. 13/2 - Mar/Apr 2024

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