Phoenix rediscovers historic face worth saving

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By Rick Rojas | The New York Times

Michelle Dodds bounded through a downtown that to the untrained eye seemed to be dominated by gleaming skyscrapers and sports arenas, the kind of shimmering modern structures that lend credence to the stereotype of this being a young city devoid of history.

But Ms. Dodds, the city’s historic preservation officer, knows better.

On this day, she pointed out the old City Hall, where the police interrogation of Ernesto Miranda in 1963 led to the landmark Supreme Court decision requiring officers to inform criminal suspects of their rights. A few blocks away was Barrister Place, where Alfred Hitchcock filmed the opening scene of “Psycho.”

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