Here’s what Phoenix’s 32nd Street looked like in 1981

Wilton Vinck

The black and white photograph offers us a glimpse of what the bustling roadway seemed like in the Valley much more than 40 several years back.

PHOENIX — If you happen to be anything like me, you’ve in all probability acquired the ’80s on your head many thanks to the modern release of period 4 of the well-known Netflix hit, “Stranger Things.”

From the far-out neon style to the catchy Kate Bush tune that is now stuck in my head, I won’t be able to look to get sufficient of the 10 years. And thanks to the City of Phoenix Facebook site, we get to see a minimal of what Phoenix appeared like additional than four a long time in the past.

On Monday, the city shared a black and white photo from 1981 of 32nd Road looking south from Lincoln. It really is a fantastic shot of the busy roadway.

A telephoto lens check out of 32nd Avenue hunting south from Lincoln in 1981 shows how the road drops down from the foothills…

Posted by Town of Phoenix, AZ United states of america on Monday, June 6, 2022

In the image, you can see how the road goes down into the foothills of the Phoenix Mountain Maintain. According to the write-up, the image was shared by Steve Schumacher.

You will find undoubtedly not as much vegetation in that very same place today as there was back then. But it’s nevertheless incredibly considerably a major element of Phoenix’s hectic roadways.

Do you have any vintage pics of Arizona? Deliver them to us by using electronic mail to [email protected]


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