The fountain at Eden Roc Gardens, a unique mid-century modern condominium complex just east of Reid Park, in Tucson.

Neighborhoods near Reid Park

Last week I wrote about Tucson’s Reid Park, and featured many of its amenities. This week I’ll be discussing the many neighborhoods around Reid Park. There is a diverse range of housing available within less than a mile of Reid Park. There are high end historic homes as well as affordable townhouses and condos close …

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Entrance to Dorado Country Club Estates on Tucson's east side.

Neighborhood Spotlight: Dorado Country Club

Dorado Country Club Estates is a northeast side Tucson neighborhood that was built around a privately owned golf course that is open to the public. The neighborhood is north of Speedway, between Kolb and Wilmot. The first homes were built in 1970. There are 12 separate neighborhoods (each having a separate HOA), with a total …

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Harold Bell Wright Estates homes for sale in Tucson

History Behind Harold Bell Wright Estates

Harold Bell Wright Estates, located near Speedway Boulevard and Wilmot Road in Tucson, has a lot of local history. If you’re like me you’ve probably wondered who Harold Bell Wright was and why his name graces this neighborhood? About Harold Bell Wright Harold Bell Wright was an early 20th century fiction author. He wrote 19 …

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Lighted candy cane display at Winterhaven Festival of Lights

Winterhaven: For Tucson’s Jolliest, Scrooges Beware!

Updated: December 20, 2019 About Winterhaven neighborhood Winterhaven is easy to identify with wide streets lined with large evergreen pine trees, lots of green grass, and other non-native vegetation. The curvilinear design of the streets is similar to the Tucson neighborhoods of Colonia Solana and El Encanto Estates. Search homes for sale in Winterhaven Most …

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Builder TJ Bednar now offering solar panels standard on all new homes!

TJ Bednar is now offering photovoltaic solar panels standard on all newly constructed homes in the Lakeside Ridge neighborhood. Lakeside Ridge is located in southeast Tucson near Sarnoff & Golf Links. The homes are TEP Guaranteed and have other standard green features such as dual flush toilets, low flow shower heads, CFL lighting, gray water …

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A contemporary home in Oro Valley designed by Kevin Howard

Kevin Howard, Contemporary Tucson Architect

(Article revised 1/8/2020) If you’re looking for an architecturally interesting custom home in Tucson, you may be interested in homes designed by Tucson architect Kevin Howard. And if you don’t have the time needed for planning and building a custom home, a resale Kevin Howard designed home might be the perfect fit for you. His …

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Rob Paulus 18th St Bungalow

Rob Paulus Architects: Green and Modern

Rob Paulus article updated January 15, 2020 If you’re looking for a super cool, modern, eco-friendly home in Tucson look no further than homes designed by Rob Paulus and his architecture firm. Paulus’ team’s work is diverse, from ultra-contemporary lofts, to highly insulated steel structures, and to innovative homes that belong on a cover of …

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Selling your Tucson home

Neighborhood Spotlight: Armory Park Del Sol

About Armory Park Del Sol Armory Park Del Sol is a neighborhood located just south of Downtown Tucson, just east of 3rd Avenue between 13th Street & 16th Street. It is a solar neighborhood built by John Wesley Miller, started around 2002. Homes vary in size from around 1000 sf to about 1800 sf, featuring …

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