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    • Sun City West Inaugural Day Station cover

    • Sun City West Coin and Stamp Club
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • Sun City West Inaugural Day Station envelope February 27, 1995. Sponsored by Sun City West Coin and Stamp Club.
    • Plan for Sun City West presented in 1975 by Del E. Webb Construction Company

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • The plan for Sun City West announced by John Meeker in January 1975 envisioned a city built in two phases. Phase I, today's Sun City West, would consist of the land east of Grand Avenue and north of Bell Road. It was estimated that Phases I and II...
    • Sun City West homes in August 1979

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    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • View of Sun City West homes under construction. Photo appeared in the August 1979 Sun City West Progress Report.
    • Lizard Acres - Site of Sun City West

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    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development
    • This is a photograph of Lizard Acres, the future site of the Sun City West development. Silage storage buildings on site of what is now Sun City West.
    • Sun City West development - The project begins

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This is the first in a series of 105 aerial photographs taken by the Del E. Webb Construction Company documenting the development of Sun City West. Photos are labeled as "Job 4290" with a start date of 2/15/1978. This photo was taken 4/3/1978 and...
    • Sun City West in April 1987

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This aerial photograph, part of a record of the building of Sun City West, shows the progress made nine years from the date the project started. The Del E. Webb Construction Company kept a monthly record of the building of Sun City. This...
    • Sun City West under construction.

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • Aerial view of Sun City West in 1983 - almost halfway through the project. The Del E. Webb Construction Company maintained a photographic record of the buidling of Sun City West which included 105 photos taken over the nine-year period of...
    • Sun City West in April, 1984

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • By 1984 Sun City West was looking more complete. The last neighborhood to be built, to the north of Bell Road and west of R. H. Johnson Boulevard, was cleared for construction. Grand Avenue and the railroad run diagonally from the northwest to...
    • Sun City West - aerial view of construction

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • By April 1986, Sun City West was nearing completion, although it would be another 18 months before the project was completed. The Del E. Webb Construction Company recorded their progress on building this new retirement community by taking a series...
    • Sundome Center for the Performing Arts under construction

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • One of a series of aerial photographic records of the Sundome construction in Sun City West. Photos are labeled "Del E. Webb Corporation Sun City West Sundome Maricopa County, AZ." Job began 11/6/78. There are 17 photos - the first photo is dated...
    • Sun City West Library under construction

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    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • Visible for miles across the flat desert landscape of 1978, the library's Spanish bell tower quickly became a Sun City West landmark which remains today.
    • Sun City West Phase I nearing completion

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This is the last in a series of 105 aerial photos taken by the Del E. Web Construction Company to record the building of Sun City West. "Job 4290" began on 2/15/1978. This photo was taken on 10/8/1987 looking north from south of Bell Road. Grand...
    • Sun City West Grounbreaking Ceremony

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    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • Groundbreaking for Sun City West was attended by Del E. Webb Construction Company (DEVCO) employees and dignitaries. From left, John Meeker, DEVCO President; Senator Dennis DeConcini; Hank Raymond, DEVCO Vice-President; J. G. Boswell; and Arizona...
    • Sun City West beginning to take shape  - Photo 13 of 105

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This is the 13th of 105 photos recording the construction of Sun City West. The photos were taken monthly by the Del E. Webb Construction Company. The job began 2/15/78. The last photo is dated 10/9/87.
    • Sun City West construction with Bell Road bridge washout

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This is one of a series of 105 photographs showing the building of Sun City West. The photos were taken monthly between 2/15/1978 and 10/9/1987 by the Del E. Webb Construction Company. In this photograph, taken 4/3/80, the washed out bridge over...
    • Sun City West as it looked in 1981

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This photo, taken in April 1981, shows how Sun City West was developing. Many homes were in place. The Hillcrest Golf Club is visible on the top left of the photo. Bell Road runs along the bottom of the photo with R. H. Johnson Boulevard running...
    • Aerial View of Sun City West

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • This photograph, taken 4/7/82, shows the progress being made in the construction of Sun City West. By this time many homes were completed, golf courses were in place, and the R. H. Johnson Recreation Center was operational (the white building...
    • Photo 80 of 105 aerial photos documenting construction of Sun City West.

    • Del E. Webb Construction Company
    • Sun City West, Arizona; Construction -- Planning; Development;
    • By April 1985, construction had begun in the last neighborhood of Sun City West to the lower right of the photo. El Mirage Road runs north to south on the west perimeter of the community. Area to the south of Bell Road is still largely...

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