Tuesday, October 16, 2007

Ten historic Hispanic properties announced at hispanic heritage month event

[Source: East Valley Living] -- Ten historic Hispanic properties, to be added to the Phoenix Historic Property Register, were announced at an Hispanic Heritage Month event at the Phoenix Museum of History. The sites include American Legion Post 41, Betania Presbyterian Church, Grant Park, Harmon Park, Luis Lugo Bakery, Phoenix Housing Authority, El Portal Restaurant, Sacred Heart Church, Santa Rita Center and Sotelo-Heard Cemetery. The sites were identified as part of a yearlong Hispanic Historic Property Survey completed by Athenaeum Public History Group and the city of Phoenix Historic Preservation Office. The study identifies Hispanic neighborhoods or barrios, as well as commercial, religious and institutional properties and documents their significance to the Hispanic community. [Note: To read the full article, click here.]