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Scottsdale,

city (1990 pop. 130,069), Maricopa co., central Ariz.; settled in 1895 by Winfield Scott, inc. 1951. It is a resort and retirement center in the Phoenix metropolitan area. Manufacturing includes electronic and transportation equipment, chemicals, plastic products, pharmaceuticals, and furniture. Agriculture is important to the surrounding area, which is watered by canals of the Salt River project (see Salt River valleySalt River valley,
irrigated region around the lower course of the Salt River, which rises in mountain streams near the Mogollon Rim of the Mogollon Plateau and flows southwest to join the Gila River in S central Arizona. Phoenix is the main city of the latter Ariz. region.
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). Scottsdale was one of the fastest-growing U.S. cities in the late 20th cent.; its population more than doubled between 1980 and 2000. The Heard Museum North, a contemporary art museum, and numerous galleries are there, and the city hosts many cultural events. The San Francisco Giants have spring training facilities in the city. Taliesin West, an architectural school and community founded by Frank Lloyd WrightWright, Frank Lloyd,
1867–1959, American architect, b. Richland Center, Wis., as Frank Lincoln Wright; he changed his name to honor his mother's family (the Lloyd Joneses). Wright is widely considered the greatest American architect.
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"I love it," Marston said, glancing around at a sea of Ducks who filled The Well Bar on palm-tree-lined North Scottsdale Road.
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At Heard Museum North Scottsdale, playing with dolls is serious fun.
The auction will be conducted on Wednesday, July 22 at the Hilton Scottsdale, 6333 North Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale, Arizona.
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After selling their company and retiring in 1999, his passion for golf helped influence Rich and Rita to move back to their Arizona roots where they settled in north Scottsdale. In his earlier days, Rich also loved to play tennis and go for barefoot runs in the park where he savored the runners high.
But potential customers eyeing a store being fitted out 30 minutes' drive away in prosperous north Scottsdale, where household incomes are more than three times those in homes near the Mesa site, have very different expectations.

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