The park is on the site of the Phoenix Indian School , one of several boarding schools owned and operated by the U. These schools became controversial in later decades for the alleged mistreatment of their students, as well as the suppression and prohibition of the students' indigenous culture and languages. The Phoenix school began operations on the site in In the late s it was declared unnecessary as most Native students attended schools either in the general community, or on their own reservations, by this time; also, the land on which the school was built, now part of a busy commercial district in Central Phoenix, was much too financially valuable by this time to justify the school's continued operation. The city of Phoenix obtained the land in through an intricate three-way land exchange involving the Florida-based Barron Collier Company and the federal government the Bank of America Tower was built in the late s in downtown Phoenix by a partnership between Barron Collier Company and Opus West Corporation on land acquired in the exchange. The park is named after Horace C.
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Phoenix is the largest city in Arizona and gay realtor Phoenix wants you to note that though it is home to many it is also home to many amazing mid-century modern treasures. Downtown Phoenix is home to many different attractions including the Convention Centre, the U. This is a more expensive area to buy in but it is also quite safe and beautiful. Gay realtor Phoenix recommends this area if you want to live in a busy, exciting area that is devoted to festivals, fairs and culture. Midtown is an area that is less of a tourist attraction.
By Andrew Collins. One of the earliest major gay pride events in the country, Phoenix Pride takes place in early April. It's perfect timing, given the mild, sunny weather of central Arizona at this time of year. To give you an idea of what you can expect during the city's Pride celebration, here's a look back at last year's event:. The city's Pride event has become a major draw in recent years, especially as it draws participants and spectators from throughout the fast-growing metro area, including Scottsdale, Mesa, and Glendale, not to mention quite a few LGBT folks from Tucson which has its own stellar Pride in the Desert parade and celebration in mid-October.
Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. On a sunny Saturday morning in April, more than two dozen men, women, and children march up Central Avenue, on the final stretch of the Pride parade. The pro-gay march has taken place in Phoenix every year since , but it's the first time this particular group has joined the thousands of people celebrating. A Lady Gaga hit blasts from the speakers of a nearby multicolored VW bus, but this is not really a Lady Gaga kind of group.