Spenard

Spenard is a neighborhood in the Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska, United States and was historically a separate city from Anchorage. Spenard maintains the flavor of a separate community today, with "Spenardi Gras" being its primary community celebration that encourages a sense of solidarity and separation from the rest of Anchorage. Spenard is a central focus of bohemian lifestyle practitioners and artists and writers, and is well known for its numerous poetry jams, bicycle parties, and other similar events.

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Spenard - History
... and the Greater Anchorage Area Borough in 1975, Spenard was a city in its own right ... Spenard began as a lumber camp ... lumber camp to the tent city on Ship Creek was subsequently named "Spenard Road" for Joe Spenard, an owner of the lumber camp ...
Joe Spenard - Biography
... Spenard was born in Ottawa, Canada in 1879 ... In 1916, Spenard came to Anchorage, which had only been named the previous year ... Spenard started a hauling business called the City Express ...
West Anchorage High School - History
... a part of Anchorage known as Romig Hill, in the northwest corner of what became Spenard ... was the only substantial construction in the area until the Spenard Public Utility District (PUD) was formed ... Following the Spenard PUD's formation, the area immediately surrounding the school saw a building boom, largely due to the efforts of real estate developers such ...
Joe Spenard
... "Joe" Spenard (1879 – 1934) was an early settler of Anchorage, Alaska ... Lake Spenard, Spenard Road, and the city of Spenard, Alaska (now incorporated into the Municipality of Anchorage) bear his name ...