Quantcast
Home / Times Past / Martin Gold, Phoenix Pioneer (access required)

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 ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

 

x

Check Also

Sen. John McCain (Photo by Timon Harper/Timon Harper Photography)

McCain through one photographer’s eye

Photographer Timon Harper was listening to NewsTalk 550 KFYI one morning and heard Sen. John McCain say he was eyeing a presidential run. It was the late-1990s.