Historic preservation “Grande Dame” G.G. George was highlighted in this spanning piece in Phoenix Magazine about the history of historic preservation in Phoenix.
Y’know, I like to think I have a good grasp on historic preservation. But comprehensive articles like this one really punctuate what a long struggle it has been to preserve our most unique neighborhoods in Phoenix. We have a way to go still in some neighborhoods. But we should all tip a hat to those who came before. They are the ones who presented us with this jewel in the middle of a creeping metropolis that we have come to take for granted.
It is in their name that we should go toe to toe against people like Sen. Linda Gray, who want to undermine historic neighborhoods in Phoenix.
Enough from me. Please read this article.