1974 Tempe/ASU Recreation Development

July 27, 1974

  • Tempe/ASU proposed Rio Salado Project is a proposed recreation oriented development.

    Rio Salado Plan of 1974

Published in the Scottsdale Progress on July 27, 1974:

“A major part of the proposed Rio Salado project is the area south of Scottsdale which is proposed as a recreation-oriented development.  This section, known as the Tempe-Arizona State University demonstration project, features a 2,000-meter intercollegiate rowing course. The rowing course would be part of a 25-acre lake which would be created by installing an inflatable dam near the Mill Avenue Bridge in Tempe… .”

Source Credit Scottsdale Progress