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F.Q. Story Addition

 
 
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By Bill Kirchner, December 26, 2010
1. F.Q. Story Addition Marker
Inscription. Land that was to become the Story Neighborhood (bounded by McDowell Road, Roosevelt Street, 7th Avenue, and Grand Avenue) was purchased in 1887 and 1906 by Francis Q. Story, a horticulturist known as the "father of the Sunkist Orange." Serious development began in 1923, after the construction of Kenilworth School and Cave Creek Dam. The architectural character of the district is dominated by bungalows, Spanish Colonial Revival, and Tudor Revival houses. Other styles include English Cottage, Norman Cottage, Mediterranean, Pueblo Mission, Neoclassical, Colonial and Art Moderne.
 
Erected 1989 by Story Preservation Association and Arizona Historical Society.
 
Location. 33° 27.75′ N, 112° 5.483′ W. Marker is in Phoenix, Arizona, in Maricopa County. Marker is at the intersection of North 15th Avenue and West Culver Street, on the right when traveling south on North 15th Avenue. Click for map. Marker is located on the southwest corner. Marker is in this post office area: Phoenix AZ 85007, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Arizona Copper Company's Locomotive #2 (approx. one mile away); Boras Headframe (approx. one mile away); Memorial to Arizona Confederate Troops
F.Q. Story Addition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 26, 2010
2. F.Q. Story Addition Marker
(approx. one mile away); The Arizona Korean War Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Jewish War Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Arizona's U.S.S. Arizona Memorial - In Memory of the Gallant Men (approx. one mile away); Father Albert Braun O.F.M. (approx. one mile away); The Evans House (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Phoenix.
 
Also see . . .  History of the F.Q. Storey Historic District. In 1887, Francis Quarles Story, a Boston wool merchant whose ill health had taken him to California a decade before, purchased the acreage that is today the F.Q. Story Historic District. (Submitted on January 2, 2011.) 
 
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F.Q. Story Addition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 26, 2010
3. F.Q. Story Addition Marker
F.Q. Story Addition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, December 26, 2010
4. F.Q. Story Addition Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 661 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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