HISTORY

History of Scottsdale, Arizona

History of Scottsdale, ArizonaHistory of Scottsdale, Arizona Before European settlement, Scottsdale was a Pima village known as Vaṣai S-vaṣonĭ, meaning “rotting hay.” Some Pima remained in their original homes well into the 20th century. For example, until the late 1960s, there was a still-occupied traditional dwelling on the southeast corner of Indian Bend Road and Hayden Road. Currently, […]

Scottsdale Arizona Weather

Scottsdale Arizona WeatherScottsdale Arizona Weather CLIMATE: Scottsdale’s climate is arid. Winters are mild and summers are extremely hot. The lowest temperature ever recorded in the city is 19.0 °F (−7.2 °C), on February 20, 1955, and the highest temperature ever recorded was 119 °F (48 °C), on June 26, 1972 CITY DATA: Scottsdale is a city in […]

Arts and Culture in Scottsdale

Arts and Culture in ScottsdaleArts and Culture in Scottsdale In 2005, the city’s annual Scottsdale Arts Festival was ranked the number-one such event in United States by American Style Magazine. The highest concentrations of galleries, studios and museums that are open to the public can be found in Downtown Scottsdale. Its Scottsdale Arts District can be segmented into three […]