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Luhrs Building
Phoenix, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Next to the Luhrs Tower is the Luhrs Building. This 10 story building was built in 1924. 03-06

 

 

Valley National Bank
Phoenix, AZ
Photo and info courtesy Gorb70

This old tower building in Phoenix, AZ was once the Valley National Bank, built in 1930's. There is one addition on upper floor of this vacant building and there may be plans for lofts in the future. 03-06

 

 

Madison Square Garden
Phoenix, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

The Madison Square Garden was demolished in 2005. No, not the venue in Manhattan that houses the Knicks. The Madison Square Garden in Phoenix has been a historic wrestling and boxing venue since 1929 is noteworthy for its integrated audiences through the years. The Garden was torn down to make way for office buildings. 03-06

 

 

Geronimo's Castle
Bowie, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Here's the teepee for Geronimo's Castle which once used to be a Greyhound Bus Station. Geronimo's had a cafe and curio shop inside. Word is its location marked the site where Chief Geronimo of the Apache Tribe was captured. 03-06

 

 

Old City Hall
Phoenix, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Built in the late 1920's, the Old City Hall in Phoenix functioned as the cities city hall until a new hall was built and replaced it. Not sure what this building is being used for these days. 03-06

 

 

 

Abandoned Storefront
Phoenix, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Check out this old abandoned storefront in Phoenix. Like many cities, especially near the downtown areas, some portions of Phoenix have seen its heyday pass. 03-06

 

 

Bowie Welcome Sign
Bowie, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Here's a tank with the familiar Welcome to Bowie sign on it, welcoming travelers coming into this Arizona town. Since the highway bypassed Bowie, traffic through town has slowed down. 03-06

 

 

Casa Grande Train Station
Casa Grande, AZ
Photo and info courtesy Gorb70

Here's the Casa Grande Train Depot, located in the Arizona town of Casa Grande. This gem of a train station was built in 1930's, replacing and older station. The style of this train depot is "Pueblo Deco". 03-06

 

 

 

 

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