[Source: Barbara Stocklin, City of Phoenix Historic Preservation Office] -- On December 21, the Phoenix City Council approved issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Asian American Historic Property Survey (originally slated for 2007). The project will be funded with $40,000 in Historic Preservation Bond funds. The deadline for consultants to submit Statements of Qualification (SOQs) is February 24, 2006. For more information about the survey, contact the Historic Preservation Office, 17th Floor, Phoenix City Hall, 200 W. Washington St., or call 602-261-8699.
[Photo caption: Jack Hom owned and operated the American Kitchen Restaurant at N. Central Ave. from 1947 to 1959. Photo source: Phoenix Chinese Week Committee.]