The sculpture at Castle Rock
If you find yourself on Tucson’s northeast side, you’ve probably seen a tall rocky sculpture on Tanque Verde between Catalina Highway and Houghton which is just outside of a gated community called The Lakes at Castle Rock. Officially known as the Water Tribute Sculpture, the twenty-foot high sculpture has a circular layout and consists of concrete forms that are coated with rock and dirt. A Raleigh, North Carolina artist named Thomas Sayre was commissioned to create the piece when the Bonanza Wash was rerouted during the Tanque Verde Road widening. According to Pima County officials the pieces are actual impressions of the bottom of the Bonanza Wash. Sayre placed rebar in the wash and poured concrete in the forms to create each piece. The $170,000 sculpture was installed for the area neighbors as a tribute to water.
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The Lakes at Castle Rock neighborhood
The Lakes at Castle Rock is a gated community that features several lakes, a couple of swimming pools, a community center, a fitness center, and several other community amenities. Homes were built from 1990s – 2000s. Most homes in this neighborhood feature a stucco exterior, are about 1,500 – 4,000 square feet in size and typically have 3 – 5 bedrooms. Castle Rock is in the Tucson Unified School District, being served by Collier Elementary, Magee Middle, and Sabino High Schools.
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