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There was more new construction in Phoenix in alone than during the period of more than thirty years from to Like many emerging American cities at the time, Phoenix's spectacular growth did not occur evenly. It largely took place on the city's north side, a region that was nearly all Caucasian.
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Johnsonassuring future water supplies for Phoenix, Tucson, and the agricultural corridor in between. McCarthy as the first Bishop. In the s the downtown area experienced a resurgence, with a level of construction activity not seen again until the urban real estate boom of the s.
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The Phoenix Symphony Hall opened in ;  other major structures which saw construction downtown during this decade were the First National Bank Plazathe Valley Center the tallest building in the state of Arizona  and the Arizona Bank building. Supreme Big boobs North Charleston older womanwhen she was sworn in as the first female justice. There lolking an influx of refugees due to low-cost housing in the Sunnyslope area in the s, resulting in 43 different languages Arizona AZ married but looking spoken in local schools by the year Phoenix has maintained a growth streak in recent years, growing by This made it the second-fastest-growing metropolitan area in the United States, surpassed only by Las Vegas.
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The metropolitan area is known as the "Valley of the Sun" due to its location in the Salt River Valley. Other than the mountains in and around the city, the topography of Phoenix is generally flat, allowing the city's main streets to run on a precise grid with wide, open-spaced roadways. Scattered, low mountain ranges surround the valley: On the outskirts of Phoenix are large fields of irrigated cropland and Native American reservation lands.
The community of Ahwatukee is separated from the rest of the city by South Marrier. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area Flicksville-PA group sex gangbang The once "modest urban sprawl" now "grew by 'epic' proportions— not only a myriad of residential tract developments on both farmland and desert.
As with most of Arizona, Phoenix does not observe daylight saving time. InGovernor Jack Williams argued to the U. Congress that due to air conditioning units not being used as often in the morning on standard time, energy use would increase in the evening should the state observe daylight saving time.
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Although the urban village is part of Phoenix, the town is independent. Phoenix has long, extremely hot summers and short, mild to warm winters. The city is located within the sunniest region in the world. Measuring 3, hours of bright sunshine annually, Phoenix receives the most sunshine of any major city on Earth.
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Generally speaking, the annual minimum temperature in Phoenix is in the mid-to-low 30s. The earliest freeze on record occurred on November 4,and the latest occurred on March 31, The longest continuous stretch without a day of frost in Phoenix was over 5 years, from November 23,to January 31, Snowfall was first officially recorded inand since then, accumulations of 0. The heaviest snowstorm on record dates to January 21—22,when 1 to 4 inches 2.
The most recent significant snowfall occurred on December 6,across the northwest portions of the greater metro area. During the event, Sky Harbor reported a dusting of snow. While some of the native flora and fauna of the Sonoran Desert can be found within Phoenix city limits, most are found in the suburbs and the undeveloped desert areas surrounding the city.
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