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February 2023 Contest

Around the Corner

Photograph by CAROL HIGHSMITH/LIBRARY OF CONGRESS
Photograph by Carol Highsmith/
Libraryof Congress

 

As you might expect, this eye-catching architectural detail is on a building in an Arizona community known for desert surroundings and Western heritage. The community’s namesake is a German prospector whose discovery spurred the creation of one of the most profitable mines in state history.


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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 February 15, 2023. Only the winner will be notified. The correct answer will be posted in our March 2023 issue and online beginning February 23.

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Photograph by Dennis Frates/Alamy Stock Photo
Photograph by Dennis Frates/Alamy Stock Photo

 

January 2023 Contest

Walk This Way

The surrounding rocks are one big clue to this location. Here’s another: This ramp leads to a structure first imagined in 1932 and finally completed in 1956. And if not for the outbreak of a world war in between, it might have been built in Hungary, not Arizona.