The following was scanned from some notes taken on Hotel Luhrs
stationary by Albert W. Luhrs when he visited and interviewed
George H. N. Luhrs around 1919.
George H. N. Luhrs, b. 1847 in Neuhaus, Germany, emmigrated to the U.S in 1867 and
later settled in Phoenix.
From the "Arthur C. Luhrs is dead at 91; business leader and hotelier" article,
printed in the The Arizona Republic on June 24, 1975.
From the "Luhrs' shadows fall on park" article,
Jan. 18, 1976, The Arizona Republic
From an article titled "Luhrs sells 6 holdings in city, including Arizona's oldest hotel",
Nov. 17, 1976,The Arizona Republic:
From a similar article printed in The Phoenix Gazette on
Nov. 18, 1976, "Canadians Reportedly Buy Luhrs' Phoenix Property"
John Luhrs, Allen Luhrs (sons of Arthur Luhrs), the retiring
George Luhrs (brother of Arthur) and Mrs. Milton Crane (daughter of
Emma Luhrs Stroud) are shown in this photo, from
the "Retirement brings challenge to downtown developer Luhrs" article,
printed in The Arizona Republic on Mar. 13, 1977.
A 1979 photo of the Luhrs hotel was part of
the April 27, 1979, The Phoenix Gazette
"Luhrs Hotel Sold; $6 Million Set for Refurbishing" article.
A 1980 photo of the Luhrs Office building was part of a
Jan. 25, 1980, article
"$6 Million deal is finalized in Luhrs office building sale"
in The Arizona Republic.
(TBS ... summary of article information???)
On December 10, 2000, The Arizona Republic
contained an article,
"Luhrs architectural allure continues to stand tall",
which contained the following photos:
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