Architecture and Design

10 Coolest Buildings in Metro Phoenix

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Souper Salad (Formerly Western Savings Bank, Metrocenter Branch)

Despite its not-so-chic business occupants today, the former space of the Western Savings and Loan by Metrocenter Mall remains one of the coolest structures in the West Valley. Constructed in 1975 by architect W.A. Sarmiento, the building offers some distinct design features including a ribbed conical tower intended to be visible from Interstate 17. The tower was originally painted white and offered a central skylight, but those features have since been modified.

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