KJZZ interview on the future of the “mushroom” bank

March 18, 2009
The Phoenix architecture firm Weaver and Drover designed the

Fountain at former Valley National Bank (now Chase Bank) at 44th & Camelback (Photo: Walt Lockley)

Click here to hear KJZZ “Here and Now” reporter Rene Gutel’s June 22, 2007 interview with architectural critic Walt Lockley on the importance of banker Walter Bimson and the “mushroom” bank at 44th and Camelback to the history of post-World War II Phoenix.


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