Luhrs Building

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Luhrs Building

The Luhrs Building is an historic ten-story building located at 11 West Jefferson in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. It was built at a cost of $553,000 USD by local businessman George Luhrs and opened on April 1, 1924. The building's four upper floors housed the facilities of the Arizona Club, including dining rooms, lounges, a library, and bedrooms for club members. The ground floors were leased as office space. When the Arizona Club moved out of the Luhrs Building in 1971, the upper floors were also converted to offices.

The L-shaped Luhrs Building was designed by the El Paso architectural firm of Trost & Trost. The building is faced with brown brick, with elaborate marble ornamentation on the uppermost two floors and a heavy cornice at the top.

The Luhrs Building should not be confused with the adjacent Luhrs Tower, which was built five years later.

Preceded by
Arizona State Capitol
Tallest Building in Phoenix
1924—1927
42m
Succeeded by
Westward Ho

Coordinates: 33°26′49″N 112°04′27″W / 33.4469°N 112.0741°W / 33.4469; -112.0741