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in 1985 I installed an inground vinyl lined pool The supports for the pool were fiberglass. My pool is still operational except for having to replace the liners due to contaminants blown into the pool. One of my neighbors had a similar pool with steel supports installed a year before mine. Their pool lasted less than five years before the steel was eaten up by the Arizona soil. (Alkalinity?) Something to consider before spending $39M!Jan 8, 2012
Many years ago we (as a teen ager) would drive up to Midway in Chicago after we got off work or finished our nightly cruising. We could park across the street from the terminal at no charge and go to the restaurants for pie and coffee. On rare occasions we even got a look at some of the stewardesses. As late as the early 70s I could still park right across the street from the terminal and pick up or drop someone off.(Still at no charge!)
Gateway was like that when I moved to Arizona in the late 70s. (Then named Williams Air Force Base) Now, like everything else in this state, you are charged for or paying taxes on it with none of the warm, fuzzy, friendly feeling that once accompanied the experience. I still think BOB should have been named TOM. (Taxpayers Of Maricopa)Oct 2, 2011
I live just North of this "park" and still question the (vote?) that okayed the place. Nobody we questioned was in favor of it, particularly the people living across the street from it. Jefferson Park is a few blocks away on Broadway and my son and I were users at that park when he was growing up. Mesa could make better use of their money other than building more parks that local neighbors don't want. How about repairing local street lights that burn 24 hours a day for months on end? Cases in point are located right down 72nd street from the location of this new "park".Apr 21, 2011