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Hayden, C. T., House - Tempe, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member heringermr
N 33° 25.763 W 111° 56.413
12S E 412594 N 3699284
Quick Description: Located downtown near the Salt River, the Hayden House is one of the most significant historic buildings in Tempe. It currently houses a restaurant.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 3/26/2008 6:46:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM3F0P
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 46

Long Description:
The Hayden House, also known as La Casa Vieja, is one of the most significant historic buildings in Tempe. The house is important for its rare architecture qualities which embody the building's evolution from a traditional Mexican style row house (1873-1889), to its subsequent use as a boarding house (1890-1924), through its stylistic restoration and conversion to a restaurant.

Tempe founder Charles Trumbull Hayden built a house of willow poles on this site in 1871 and erected an adobe home, store and blacksmith shop during the next two years. He married Sallie Davis in Visalia, California, and brought her here in 1876. Their son Carl, who served in the U.S. Congress for 57 years, was born here in 1877. Tempe's oldest building, which later housed the Hayden Hotel and Monti's Casa Vieja Restaurant, once was a rally place for Sallie Hayden's Tempe Suffragettes.
Street address:
3 W. 1st St.
Tempe, AZ USA


County / Borough / Parish: Maricopa

Year listed: 1984

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1850-1874, 1875-1899, 1900-1924

Historic function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Hotel, Restaurant, Single Dwelling

Current function: Commerce/Trade, Restaurant

Privately owned?: yes

Season start / Season finish: From: 1/1/2008 To: 12/31/2008

Hours of operation: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 2: [Web Link]

National Historic Landmark Link: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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