Things to do in Arizona
Wrigley Mansion, a breathtaking landmark originally constructed in 1932 by chewing gum magnate William Wrigley Jr., was thoughtfully designed as a 50th-anniversary gift to his beloved wife, Ada. Sitting at the top of a hill, The Mansion commands the most dramatic views in Phoenix, showcasing the mountains and the city below. Its architecture includes curated elements of Spanish, California Monterey, and Mediterranean styles. Original tiles still grace The Mansion, having been shipped from the Wrigley family’s tile factory on Catalina Island and carted up the hill by donkey.
Once sold by the Wrigley family in 1973, it changed hands several times. In 1992, as the city of Phoenix was planning to tear it down to make room for condos, the late Geordie Hormel and his wife, Jamie, fell in love with the property and purchased it. Together they restored it with the intention of sharing its inherent magic with everyone. Extensive renovations were completed in 2021 and today, the Wrigley Mansion remains a premier fine dining and special event venue. It houses Geordie’s Restaurant and Lounge, Jamie’s Wine Bar, and Christopher’s at Wrigley Mansion.
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