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  1. West Coast and Interior West
    Tusayan is a town in Coconino County, Arizona. The population is around 550. Tusayan serves as the gateway town to Grand Canyon National Park. The town was developed after Arizona Route 64 was upgraded to a paved road through the area. The park's boundaries are just north of Tusayan, and the...
  2. West Coast and Interior West
    Holbrook is a city in northeast Arizona, and is the seat of Navajo County. The population is around 5,000. Holbrook was founded in 1882 as a railroad stop. It was named for Henry Holbrook, chief engineer of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad Holbrook once had a reputation as one of the worst...
  3. Urban Showcase
    Grand Canyon Village is an unincorporated community in Coconino County. The population is around 2,000. It is located inside Grand Canyon National Park, and is along the South Rim. The village is the administrative center for the national park. While most people who visit Grand Canyon...
  4. West Coast and Interior West
    Grand Canyon Village is an unincorporated community in Coconino County. The population is around 2,000. It is located inside Grand Canyon National Park, and is along the South Rim. The village is the administrative center for the national park. While most people who visit Grand Canyon...
  5. Urban Showcase
    Today, February 26, 2019, is the 100th birthday of Grand Canyon National Park. It became a national park on February 26, 1919. To celebrate the park's birthday, here are some pictures from the park. Some historic architecture is included, covering what is relatively urban. I am actually...
  6. West Coast and Interior West
    East Route 66 is a linear neighborhood, made up of the business strip along the historic US Route 66 corridor east of Downtown Flagstaff. The neighborhood begins east of Downtown, just past Elden Street, and ends at the split between the old Route 66 and current US Route 89, just west of...
  7. Urban Showcase
    PART 1 PART 2 PART 3 After a scenic drive to the Grand Canyon, I made it back for a return trip. One of my bucket list items was to go down into the canyon. We'll get to that a little bit in here. Additionally, I also wanted to chronicle some of the more famous buildings in Grand Canyon...
  8. Urban Showcase
    PART 1 PART 2 Sorry for the delay, if you're following my threads on my trip. Organizing a large volume of pictures, and writing about all of them, takes a lot of time. Sometimes I simply don't have time to work on them. Day 2 of my trip started off in Flagstaff. This was the second of...
  9. Urban Showcase
    PART 1 I arrived in Santa Fe. After flying over Santa Fe two years ago on my way to Phoenix (pictures HERE, HERE, and HERE) and getting a recommendation to see Santa Fe, I started researching the city. I read about how building after building was built in the 1700s and 1600s. My curiosity...
  10. Urban Showcase
    I took an epic road trip to New Mexico and Arizona in October. The crux of the trip was a Philadelphia Flyers game in Phoenix; I like to try and get in an away game for all four Philly teams every year, although doing hockey and basketball is tough (and it's been tough for football in the past...
  11. West Coast and Interior West
    Valle is a census-designated place in central Coconino County, about 25 miles south of Grand Canyon National Park. The population is around 800. Valle is centered around the intersection of US Route 180, connecting to Flagstaff, and Arizona Route 64, connecting to Williams. US 180 and AZ 64...
  12. West Coast and Interior West
    DOWNTOWN Downtown is the site of Flagstaff's New Town, which was the Railroad Addition to the Flagstaff Townsite. Flagstaff's Old Town was originally located near a spring that is in now-Thorpe Park. The New Town began when the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad came through the area in August 1882...
  13. West Coast and Interior West
    Old Town Scottsdale is the city's original townsite. Scottsdale was named for U.S. Army chaplain Winfield Scott, who encouraged settlement of the area. The town was subdivided by Albert G. Utley, from Rhode Island, in 1894. Scottsdale was an agricultural community in its early years, with...
  14. Proposed Highrises
    ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Smithfield Properties Wins 483KSF, $72.3M Central Station in Phoenix http://www.downtownphoenixjournal.com/2014/05/15/desk-chat-downtown-david-krietor-10/
  15. Airports
    Midwest will add flight from KC to Seattle Midwest Airlines will add its first round-trip flight from Kansas City International Airport to Seattle/Tacoma International Airport starting April 1. The flight is scheduled to leave KCI at 9:45 a.m. daily and arrive in Seattle at 11:20 a.m. The...
  16. Além-Fronteiras / Around The World
    O Arizona é um dos 50 estados dos Estados Unidos, localizado na região sudoeste do país. As taxas de crescimento populacional do Arizona são das mais altas de todo o país. Entre 1990 e 2000, a população do estado cresceu em cerca de 40%, de 3 677 985 habitantes em 1990 para 5 130 632 habitantes...
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