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Geography of Tempe, Arizona - Tempe Town Lake, Papago Park, Tempe Butte (Paperback) Loot Price: R176
Discovery Miles 1 760
Geography of Tempe, Arizona - Tempe Town Lake, Papago Park, Tempe Butte (Paperback): Books Llc
Geography of Tempe, Arizona - Tempe Town Lake, Papago Park, Tempe Butte (Paperback): Books Llc

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Chapters: Tempe Town Lake, Papago Park, Tempe Butte. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Tempe Town Lake - In March 1989, Tempe adopted the Rio Salado Master Plan which represented the culmination of more than 20 years of environmental land planning. Studies of water quality and usage, the Mill Avenue Bridges and ASU recreation ensued and programming began. A groundbreaking ceremony near Tempe Beach Park marked the beginning of construction of the river channelization. The Rio Salado Master Plan showed a Town Lake concept with a continuous body of water between the north and south shores. Previously, the lake concept included islands; this concept was modified to meet the flow capacity of the river channel. In 1995, the City added more staff to the team dedicated to the Rio Salado project and began construction of a mile long bike path along the south bank of the river. The path features public art at a number of spots along the way. The city began the Town Lake design report and completed another financial capacity study and landscape designs for portions of the parks. The next year, the consultant completed construction drawings for the Tempe Town Lake and the City designated 800 acres (3.2 km) of area including the lake as Rio Salado Park. On March 19, 1997, requests for bids were sent out for the lake construction. The city awarded contacts for construction of the lake on June 12, and groundbreaking ceremonies were held on August 8. Water from the Central Arizona Project (CAP) started flowing into Tempe Town Lake on June 2, 1999, and by July 14, the lake was declared full. On November 7, Tempe Town Lake was opened to the public. Originally built in 1931, Tempe Beach Park was completely renovated in 1999 as part of the construction of Town Lak...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1327577


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-56102-5
Barcode: 9781158561025
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-158-56102-4

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