Historic Tour of Chandler, AZ

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Ocatilla Deset Camp, 1929.  Frank Lloyd Wright designed this camp for his draftsmen using the desert landscape as inspiration.  With sharp angled canvas roofs, Wright wanted the buildings of the camp to appear as a fleet of sails on the desert landscape.  #FrankLloydWright #Chandler

Ocatilla Deset Camp, Frank Lloyd Wright designed this camp for his draftsmen using the desert landscape as inspiration. With sharp angled canvas roofs, Wright wanted the buildings of the camp to appear as a fleet of sails on the desert landscape.

Lesson plan on Dorothea Lange's time in Chandler and the photos she took of migrant workers, car camps, and FSA housing.

On Arizona Highway south of Chandler, Arizona. Grandmother and sick baby of migratory family camped in a trailer in an open field. They came from Amarillo, Texas, to pick cotton in Arizona. Nov 1940 Photo by Dorothea Lange

Ghost sign for Levi Strauss in Downtown Chandler

Old store advertisements are considered art in Downtown Chandler

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Daughter of Mexican field laborer, Near Chandler, Arizona. Library of Congress FSA/OWI Collection.

Historic Hotels Chandler Arizona | History of Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort

Steeped in history and tradition, the Crowne Plaza Phoenix Chandler Golf Resort is a luxurious and sprawling playground in the heart of Chandler’s historic downtown.

San Marcos in the Desert architectural elevation, Frank Lloyd Wright.  To be built in South Mountain foothills.  #FrankLloydWright #Chandler

San Marcos in the Desert architectural elevation, Frank Lloyd Wright. To be built in South Mountain foothills

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Aerial of Chandler.

Authentic 1880s trail wagons at the Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, Veteran's Day Weekend #chanderaz #chuckwagon

Authentic trail wagons at the Chandler Chuck Wagon Cook-Off, Veteran's Day Weekend

Rogers Corporation was the first high-technology company to open in #chandleraz in 1966.  The Chandler plant was Rogers’ first outside of its headquarters in Connecticut.  Today, the Chandler plants include the Advanced Materials Circuits and Durel divisions on two sites.  While Rogers has scaled back its presence in Chandler, it’s legacy as the city’s first high-tech company has secured its place in Chandler's history.

Rogers Corporation was the first high-technology company to open in #chandleraz in 1966. The Chandler plant was Rogers’ first outside of its headquarters in Connecticut. Today, the Chandler plants include the Advanced Materials Circuits and Durel divisions on two sites. While Rogers has scaled back its presence in Chandler, it’s legacy as the city’s first high-tech company has secured its place in Chandler's history.

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