Arizona is one of the youngest states at only 105 years old, but is rich is Western history.
Check out these Historic Businesses across the Valley:
- Sing High Chop Suey, was built in 1928 and is the last remnant of the once bustling Phoenix China Town in the 1920’s. It was Built by Fred Lee, a Chinese immigrant chef from Canton China.
- Durant’s, this landmark steakhouse was established in 1950 on Central Ave. By none other than James E “Jack” Durant after working under Bugsy Siegal as a pit boss at the Flamingo Hotel in Vegas. The restaurant is known for its signature martinis and red leather booths.
- El Chorro, was built in 1934 as a school for girls but was quickly bought in 1937 and turned into a restaurant and lodge, with amazing views of Camelback Mountain. Although being bought and sold a few times over the years as well as expanded the restaurant still offers amazing food and a stunning view.
- The Stockyards opened in 1947 and was then the largest cattle feedlot in the world. The menu today still only serves the finest corn-fed, aged steaks and beef. They are widely known for their remarkable hand-carved mahogany bar.
There are many more historic and amazing places in the Valley. Where have you been?