The Wacky and Wonderful West Side

Some of our favorite buildings that are Left of Central Avenue in Phoenix, Arizona


Phoenix Municipal Complex aka Calvin C Goode Building by Haver and VarneyPhoenix Municipal Complex aka Calvin C. Goode and City Council Chambers by Haver and Varney (Associated Architects)AZ Title and Trust Building aka the Monroe Building by Weaver and DroverAZ Title & Trust aka the Monroe Building by Weaver & DroverCity Center Motel Phoenix Grand City Center MotelQuebedeaux Chevrolet Paper Heart Grand Avenue Phoenix Quebedeaux Chevrolet aka Paper Heart by Victor Gruen with Ralph Haver AKAArizona State House of Representatives Arizona State House of RepresentativesEmbassy Phoenix midrise The Embassy Condominiums by Chopas & Starkovich


Executive Towers by Al Beadle in Phoenix Executive Towers by Al Beadle at 2nd Avenue and Clarendon Lescher and Mahoney office on OsbornLescher and Mahoney Offices on Osborn The Pierre and other 5th Avenue Apartments by Charles Polachek Park Central Mall by Del Webb Valley National Bank by Weaver & Drover Modern Phoenix Valley National Bank by Weaver and Drover Conn & Candlin office by John Sing TangAsbury Church Cupcake Chapel Asbury Church Cupcake Chapel by Mel Ensign
Jaes Flynn office building in Phoenix James Flynn Office Building


Melrose LiquorsMelrose Liquors
First Federal Savings and Loan now Federal Pizza by Al Beadle
First Federal bank by Al Beadle (now Federal Pizza) 333 West Missouri condos The Guirey House by Fred Guirey FAIA The Guirey House by Fred Guirey FAIA

North Central

Olympus Condominiums aka The Monarch in Uptown Phoenix Arizona Olympus Condominiums by Chopas and StarkovichShepherd of the Valley Phoenix Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church by Swanson, Rendahl, Lendrum, Hunt, Haver, Ryden
First Christian Church by Frank Lloyd Wright Modern Phoenix First Christian Church by Frank Lloyd Wright Carlson House by Frank Lloyd Wright The Carlson House by Frank Lloyd Wright in Sunview EstatesOlive66 on Glendale Ave Olive 66 apartments in the Parkway garden apartment district Starlite Vista by Ralph Haver AIA Arizona Medical Association by Bennie Gonzales FAIAPeterson Home in Phoenix Home by Robert J. Peterson (demolished)300 Bowl aka Bowlero in Phoenix 300 Bowl aka Bowlero on Bethany Home RoadYaeger designed home in Sunnyslope The Phillips Marlowe House by Paul Christian Yaeger

Black Canyon Freeway

Western Savings Bank Souper Salad in Phoenix Western Savings aka Souper! Salad! by W.A. Sarmiento at Metrocenter Mardian Construction by Mak Kaufman in Phoenix Mardian Construction Headquarters by Max Kaufman AIA

West Side

Mr. Lucky's vintage neon sign on Grand Avenue in Phoenix Mr Lucky's on Grand Ave St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church by Ralph Haver St. Vincent de Paul church by Ralph Haver AIA Revlon Plant in Phoenix by Jimmie Nunn FAIARevlon Factory by Jimmie Nunn FAIAMac-Gray Building in PhoenixThe Mac-Gray Building Phoenix Trotting ParkPhoenix Trotting Park by Impressa Eugenio Grassetto