Mayer, Arizona: Arcosanti: An Urban Laboratory Team Field Report

Cross L Rd, Mayer, AZ
I-17 exit 263. On the eastern side, turn onto Cordes Lake Rd (it's just north of the northbound ramp), then a quick left onto Cross L Rd. Follow the Arcosanti signs, about three miles on dirt roads.
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Site Tour suggested donation $10.
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Arcosanti: An Urban Laboratory

Art community's utopian vision is 700 years from completion. While you're waiting, buy a bell. Report...

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Arcosanti: An Urban Laboratory

Very long and bumpy dirt road to get to parking lot. Felt as if the RV was going to break into pieces. Suggest that the next incoming residents to the town be assigned to road maintenance! Then they will have more visitors!

[Diane S, 03/24/2021]


Arcosanti: An Urban Laboratory

Very unique! Interesting ambitions story. He [Paolo Soleri] recently died. Bells make awesome gifts!

[Donna, 03/09/2015]


Arcosanti: An Urban Laboratory

We really enjoyed the vast selection of books, blueprints, sketches and art that were on display in the Arcosanti gallery. This quirky stop was worthwhile along our route.

[lauren hurst, 08/17/2014]

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