Carpetime Floor Covering Company – Phoenix, Arizona

Carpetime Floor Covering Company was opened by Walt Selinger sometime in 1959 at 1240 E. Indian School Road in Phoenix, Arizona. Distinctive Home Furnishings 1240 E. Indian School Rd. Phoenix, Arizona The store specialized in a large amount of flooring/carpeting/rugs and advertised heavily in newspapers. The advertising worked and the store became a big success.…

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Francisco Grande Inn – Casa Grande, Arizona

The genesis of the Francisco Grande Inn dates back to before 1957 when the New York Giants owner Horace Stoneham fell in love with Arizona. The Giants spent many years of Spring Training in Arizona and Stoneham, who had inherited the Giants from his father in 1936, would make the trips with the team and…

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Tropics Motor Hotel – Phoenix, Arizona

1902 E. Van Buren Phoenix, Arizona East Side of Phoenix on Highways 60-70-80-89. Close to downtown shopping and entertainment, 50 luxurious rooms, coffee shop, dining room, cocktail lounge, heated pool, TV in Room, hot water heat in winter, refrigeration in summer, reasonable rates. Tropics Motor Hotel opened for business in December 1957 at 1902 E.…

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Desert Sky Hotel – Phoenix, Arizona

The Desert Sky Hotel was located just down the street from the Bagdad InnĀ at 3541 E. Van Buren Avenue. Van Buren Avenue, also known as Route 60, was the main thoroughfare between Phoenix and Los Angeles before the interstate system was built. 3541 E. Van Buren Phoenix, Arizona on U.S. Highway 60-70-80-89 Designed with an…

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Bagdad Inn – Phoenix, Arizona

3335 East Van Buren Phoenix, Arizona 100 rooms, all king size beds, TV, phones, swim pool, in the heart of the finer hotel district, on U.S. Highways 60,70,80,89 & 93. AAA Approved. Hilton, Carte Blanche, The Diner’s Club, & American Express accepted. The Bagdad Inn was located on the 33000 block of famed E. Van…

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