Wrigley Mansion

Wrigley Mansion

Infobox_nrhp | name =Wrigley Mansion
nrhp_type =

caption =
location= Phoenix, Arizona
lat_degrees = 33
lat_minutes = 31
lat_seconds = 21.74
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 112
long_minutes = 1
long_seconds = 33.61
long_direction = W
locmapin = Arizona
area =
built =1932
architect= Heitschmidt,Earl T.
architecture= Mission/Spanish Revival
added = August 16, 1989
governing_body = Private
refnum=89001045cite web|url=http://www.nr.nps.gov/|title=National Register Information System|date=2007-01-23|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
The Wrigley Mansion in Phoenix, Arizona is a landmark residence built between 1929 and 1931 by chewing-gum magnate William Wrigley, Jr. Located at 2501 E Telewa Trl [http://www.housefront.com/PropertyDetail.aspx?propertyID=10041919 HouseFront] ] it sits atop a 100-foot knoll with views of greater Phoenix to the south, close to the Arizona Biltmore Hotel, which Wrigley owned.

Architect Earl Heitschmidt of Los Angeles designed the home at a cost of $1.2 million, in a combination of styles including Spanish Colonial. It has 24 rooms, 12 bathrooms, and over 16,000 square feet. Much of the extensive tilework was shipped to Phoenix from Wrigley's own factory in Catalina, hauled by mule to the site.

The Wrigleys maintained other residences in Chicago, Philadelphia, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, Avalon on Catalina Island and Pasadena, California, and used this, the smallest of their houses for only a few weeks a year. William Wrigley died in 1932, shortly after its completion.

In July 1992, Geordie Hormel bought the mansion and made it available for meetings, conventions and similar functions. Due to zoning regulation, The Wrigley Mansion must operate as a private club. The annual membership fee is set at $10.00, which is donated in full to a local charitable organization. The annual dining membership entitles the member to frequent dining discounts, drink specials and invitations to special events.

It has been designated as a Phoenix Point of Pride [cite web|url=http://phoenix.gov/ARTS/pridepts.html|title=Phoenix Points of Pride|accessdate=October 18|accessyear=2006] .


External links

* [http://www.wrigleymansionclub.com/the_mansion.php The Wrigley Mansion]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Theurer-Wrigley House — Infobox nrhp | name =Theurer Wrigley House nrhp type = caption = location= 2466 North Lake View Avenuce, Chicago, IL lat degrees = 41 | lat minutes = 55 | lat seconds = 39.3 | lat direction = N long degrees = 87 | long minutes = 38 | long seconds …   Wikipedia

  • William Wrigley Jr. — William Wrigley Jr. WM. Wrigley, Jr. empresario de la goma de mascar …   Wikipedia Español

  • William Wrigley Jr. — Infobox Person name = William Wrigley Jr. image size = caption = birth date = September 30, 1861 birth place = Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States death date = January 26, 1932 (aged 70) death place = Phoenix, Arizona, United States… …   Wikipedia

  • National Register of Historic Places listings in Phoenix, Arizona — Location of Phoenix in Arizona This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Phoenix, Arizona. This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Phoenix …   Wikipedia

  • List of American houses — *Arlington House (the Custis Lee Mansion): the home of Robert E. Lee, the grounds of which became Arlington National Cemetery. *Belcourt Castle: the summer mansion of Oliver Belmont, American Rothschild banking heir. *Belmont Mansion: home of… …   Wikipedia

  • Geordie Hormel — George Geordie Hormel (17 July 1928 12 February 2006) was the son of Jay Catherwood Hormel and grandson of George A. Hormel. He was a musician and recording studio proprietor.In the 1950s and 1960s, Hormel composed music for numerous television… …   Wikipedia

  • Pasadena Tournament of Roses — Association is the non profit organization annually produce the New Year s Day Tournament of Roses Parade since 1895 and the Rose Bowl game, since 1902. This America s New Year Celebration is a festival of flowers, music and equestrians and… …   Wikipedia

  • Arizona Biltmore Hotel — The Arizona Biltmore Hotel is a resort located in Phoenix near 24th Street and Camelback Road. It recently joined the Hilton Hotels luxury collection, The Waldorf Astoria Collection.The surrounding commercial and residential neighborhood has… …   Wikipedia

  • Phoenix, Arizona —   City   Images, from top, left to right: Downtown Phoenix skyline, Saint Mary s Basilica, Arizona Biltmore Hotel, T …   Wikipedia

  • Valley Hunt Club — The Valley Hunt Club is a private social club located in Pasadena, California, that is most noted for starting the Tournament of Roses Parade in 1890. Its members were former residents of the East and Midwest eager to showcase their new home s… …   Wikipedia