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*source* The Carefree sundial, designed by architect Joe Wong and solar engineer John I. Yellott,[7] was erected in the Sundial Circle plaza in 1959 and claims to be the "third largest sundial in the Western Hemisphere". The sundial, which points to the North Star, is made from a steel frame and covered in anodized copper. It measures 90 feet (27 m) in diameter. The metal gnomon, the shadow-casting portion of the dial, stands 35 feet (11 m) above the plaza and extends 72 feet (22 m).[8]

Carefree was the long-time home of Southwestern Studios, originally built in 1968 as Fred Graham Studios by actor, stunt man, and Arizona Film Commissioner Fred Graham. The sprawling 160-acre (0.65 km2) desert property adjacent to North Scottsdale featured three state-of-the-art soundstages, edit bays, 35mm screening room, make-up, production facilities, western street and back lot. In the early 1970s, Stage 1 of the studio was used for The New Dick Van Dyke Show starring Dick Van Dyke, Hope Lange, Fannie Flagg, and Marty Brill. Stage 1 also was used for the filming of one of Orson Welles' last films, The Other Side of the Wind, with John Huston, Oja Kodar, Susan Strasberg, Bob Random and Peter Bogdanovich.[9]

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$239,900
Carefree, AZ
2
beds
1
baths
Listing courtesy of Mid-West Realty LLC ARMLS
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$490,000
Carefree, AZ
3
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Realty One Group ARMLS
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$330,000
Carefree, AZ
2
beds
2
baths
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage ARMLS
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$1,975,000
Carefree, AZ
4
beds
4.5
baths
Listing courtesy of Russ Lyon Sotheby's International Realty ARMLS
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$859,000
Carefree, AZ
5
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of Curt McCormick & Associates, L.L.C. ARMLS
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