AZ Heritage Center: From Sanatoriums to Sun City

March 10, 2021
AZ Heritage Center: From Sanatoriums to Sun City

Event Summary

The Arizona Heritage Center presents the virtual event “From Sanatoriums to Sun City” on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.

From Sanatoriums to Sun City focuses on the founding of Sun City, Arizona in 1960 created the ideal of “active retirement living” and popularized age-restricted retirement communities. Its planning innovations have been replicated thousands of times in dozens of countries around the world.

Sun City represents a pivotal moment in the transformation of how we define health, aging, and death. Why did the sun-city phenomenon originate in Arizona? Who were the first people to live there? And how did the residents of Sun City get along with neighboring communities? 

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Event Hours

Start Time: 6:00 pm

Event Details

  • This is an online only event.