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The Ralph Haver Archive

The Kon Tiki Hotel at 24th and Van Buren

By Ralph Haver's firm: James Salter design, Glen Guyette signage

The legendary Kon Tiki in South Phoenix

James Salter is credited by his colleagues as having the most artistic impact upon the firm by designing such memorable structures as the Kon Tiki, Cine Capri, award-winning interiors, unique chandeliers and most any decorative design element in Haver & Nunn buildings. Salter worked for the firm in the Hawaii office until his untimely death in the early 1970s. The Ralph Haver Archive