American Legion Post # 64, Ahwatukee
WELCOME TO AHWATUKEE
In 1921, Dr. W.V.B. Ames, a dentist and inventor, bought 2,000+ acres from the state and built a residence. It was known to locals as "the castle," then called "Casa de Suenos" or "House of Dreams". In 1935, Helen Brinton bought a portion of the land and named it Ahwatukee (AH-WA-TOO-KEE), a Crow Indian
The area including Ahwatukee, Mountain Park Ranch and The Foothills was renamed "Ahwatukee Foothills Village" in 1991. Today, as one of the fastest growing areas, its population now stands at more than 88,500. Residents have one of the highest incomes, averaging $96,700 per household and enjoy many
The Kyrene Elementary School District, Tempe High School District, numerous preschools, charter schools and private schools provide educational services to area children. Adult extension classes are offered through neighboring universities and community colleges.
Real estate values are diversified from moderately priced one-bedroom condominiums to multi-million dollar homes. The area also includes an active retirement community.
"taken from the AhwatukeeFoothills News "
OUR POST HOME
We have no Post Home, but our meetings are held at the
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