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Scottsdale City

Scottsdale City Hall is located at 3939 North Drinkwater Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85251; phone: 480-312-3111.

Taliesen West, ca. 1937, Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ, National Register

Photo: Taliesen West, ca. 1937, Frank Lloyd Wright Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ. Winter home and school of Frank Lloyd Wright from 1937 until his death in 1959. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974; designated a National Historic Landmark in 1982. Photographed by user:Greg O'Beirne (own work), 2008, [cc-by-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed February, 2014.

Scottsdale was settled in the early 1890's as a result of Winfield Scott's efforts to attract new residents to the area to take advantage of its productive agricultural capacity and its health-related resort attributes. The new settlement was first recognized officially in 1896 when the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors approved a petition submitted by the initial Scottsdale families to create a local school district. [1]

  1. Randall Overmyer, associate planner and Roger Brevoort, Arizona State Parks Board, Frank Titus House (aka Stevenson House), Maricopa County, AZ, nomination document, 1981, National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places, Washington, D.C.
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