August 2024 Contest

Photograph by Paul Jones/Alamy
Photograph by Paul Jones/Alamy
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It’s been 70 years since this historic facility was used for its original purpose, but it’s also served as a laundromat and an American Red Cross office. Today, the restored building is an attraction in one of Arizona’s best-known mining towns.

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To enter, correctly identify the location pictured at left and email your answer to [email protected] — type “Where Is This?” in the subject line. Entries can also be sent to 2039 W. Lewis Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85009 (write “Where Is This?” on the envelope). Please include your name, address and phone number. One winner will be chosen in a random drawing of qualified entries. Entries must be postmarked by August 15, 2023. Only the winner will be notified. The correct answer will be posted in our October issue and online beginning mid-September.

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June 2024 Contest

Restaurant counter with fountain menu. Photograph by Mark Lipczynski.
Photograph by Mark Lipczynski
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Answer & Winner

Painted Desert Inn, Petrified Forest National Park.
Congratulations to our winner, Marvin Marlatt of Tacna, Arizona.

Window Seats

This restaurant isn’t nearly as ancient as some nearby natural attractions, which are more than 200 million years old. And while food service and overnight lodging there were discontinued long ago, the building now serves as a reminder of the human history of a timeless Arizona destination.