Architecture and Design

10 Coolest Buildings in Metro Phoenix

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Westward Ho

With the exception of Robrt Pela and a select group of residents, the general public's views of the Westward Ho are limited only to its exterior. That's because since its closing in 1980 the historic 1928 hotel that once housed President John F. Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, and plenty speakeasy-style shenanigans, was converted into HUD housing. Despite no longer being a nightlife hub or the tallest building in downtown Phoenix, the 16-story structure off Central Avenue remains an iconic staple of the city skyline.

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