The architectural design of a City Hall can tell you a lot about the town’s origins and its roots. The Parisian City Hall, Hôtel de Ville, commissioned by King Francis I and constructed during the 16th century, spoke to the cities grandiose status as…

Any great city needs a first rate library as a part of its cultural accouterments. The Civic Center Library found in Downtown Scottsdale, with its beautiful physical aesthetic, fulfills this requirement and then some. The library opened in 1968 and…

Many of the oldest remaining buildings constructed in the City of Scottsdale reside within the downtown area known to locals as “Old Town”. With a population of just over 2,000 residents, the city itself was incorporated in 1951. While a number of…

The Rusty Spur Saloon in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale showcases the city’s Wild Western roots. This was precisely the sort of establishment the city had in mind when creating its slogan as the “West’s Most Western Town”. The bars atmosphere…

Los Olivos Mexican Patio located in the heart of Old Town Scottsdale not only offers excellent and authentic Mexican food, it is also a classic American success story. Since its establishment the restaurant has always been family owned and operated.…

The internationally renowned Lulu Belle bar and restaurant opened for business in 1953 in the burgeoning city of Scottsdale. This location was established during the development of the Indian Bend Wash, beginning in the 1950’s and booming by the…