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Martin Gold, Phoenix Pioneer (access required)

Some deaths mark the ending of an era. Martin Gold’s passing on July 24, 1931, symbolically closed the pioneering days of Phoenix. An immigrant from the Austro-Hungarian empire, Martin Gold rose from poverty to become one of the great landowners of Phoenix. Chase Field sits on what was once Gold Alley, named in his honor, where ...

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