A 1961 article publicizing Apache's Grand Opening describes the center court as "a year-around garden of exotic plants and flowers, pools, a jet spray fountain, birds, sunken brick garden...kept perpetually sunny by a glass clere-story which frames the ceiling." (click the icon below to see the entire article).
Here's a vintage 1962 postcard promoting Apache Plaza, followed by the description and postmark on the back.
'Center of the Community'
A promotional brochure was created by Apache Properties to promote Apache Plaza in all its newfound greatness. This four page document, titled "Center of the Community" is truly representative of how fantastic Apache was. Click on the links below to view this brochure in its entirety (courtesy Apache Plaza).
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