Newly constructed masonry home in historic Barrio Viejo, just steps from downtown Tucson.

Miramonte Barrio Viejo – New Townhomes in Downtown Tucson

Last Updated on January 31, 2021 by Kim Labriola

About Miramonte Barrio Viejo

Arizona home builder Miramonte Homes is building 13 new townhomes in downtown Tucson in the historic Barrio Viejo neighborhood. The masonry homes are currently under construction at Meyer Avenue between Simpson Street and Kennedy Street, on what was previously 5 long-time vacant lots. Let’s take a look at Tucson’s latest infill project.

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Design of Miramonte Barrio Viejo townhomes

There are 3 floor plans to choose from. They range in size from 1,706 to 2,154 square feet. Each home has 2-stories with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, a 1-car garage, and an enclosed courtyard. All units feature an open kitchen adjacent to the great room. The master bedroom suite is on the ground floor in all 3 plans.

Designed to blend with the historic architecture in Barrio Viejo

The Miramonte Barrio Viejo townhomes have been designed to blend with the historic Sonoran row house and territorial style architecture of the Barrio Viejo area. The garages face inward, allowing for the homes to be closer to the lot line, similar to traditional Sonoran row house architecture. The interior of the neighborhood features a private road constructed of pavers to access the garage spaces.

Locally designed

Lanning Architecture, a Tucson-based architecture firm, designed the project. Because the land is within the Barrio Historico Historic Zone, the design process took significantly longer to get the needed approval from the historic zone. The original plan of 15 units, designed by another local company, EXA Architects, called for 15 units but, ultimately was not approved.

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Location of Miramonte Barrio Viejo

Barrio Viejo is one of the most walkable areas of Tucson. It’s located a block south of the Tucson Convention Center in Downtown Tucson, within easy walking distance to downtown businesses, nightlife, and the Tucson Streetcar. It’s also close to The Loop multi-use path that circles the city. And it’s conveniently located near both I-10 and I-19, for those trips out of town. Take a look at the interactive map below.

Miramonte Barrio Viejo map

Miramonte Homes Barrio Viejo under construction with construction of the new Tucson Convention Center hotels in the background
Under construction: Barrio Viejo Townhomes is one block south of the Tucson Convention Center. The new Convention Center hotel that’s under construction is shown on the right.

About Miramonte Homes

Miramonte Homes is a locally-owned home builder, building homes in Tucson, Flagstaff, and Sedona. They’ve been awarded Builder of the Year by the Southern Arizona Home Builders Association multiple times. They’ve also received awards from the National Association of Home Builders.

Miramonte Homes Barrio Viejo townhomes under construction in downtown Tucson
Miramonte Barrio Viejo townhomes under construction in downtown Tucson

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