Mary Elizabeth Jane ColterBuild a structure that provides the widest possible view of Grand Canyon yet harmonizes with its setting: this was architect Mary Colter's goal when the Fred Harvey Company hired her in 1930 to design a gift shop and rest area here at Desert View. Colter's answer was the Watchtower.
|Series||This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series|
|Placed By||National Park Service|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 10:46am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 425605 N 3989118|
|Decimal Degrees||36.04376667, -111.82588333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 2.626', W 111° 49.553'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 2' 37.56" N, 111° 49' 33.18" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 6145 Desert View, Grand Canyon Village AZ 86023, US|
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