Home in Sam Hughes neighborhood

Sam Hughes neighborhood and Himmel Park

About Sam Hughes Neighborhood The Sam Hughes neighborhood is bounded by Speedway, Broadway, Campbell, and Country Club. Sam Hughes was a Tucson merchant who arrived here in the 1860s. Hughes helped incorporate the City of Tucson and he assisted in establishing public education here. Sam Hughes Elementary School was named after Hughes first, later the …

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Riding in the Rincon Mountains in Tucson

Vail, Arizona: Homes for sale in Vail School District

About Vail, Arizona Vail is located southeast of Tucson, bordering the Rincon and Santa Rita mountain ranges. It has a long history of being a ranching and railroad community, long before subdivisions were developed in the 1990s and beyond. Nowadays, the Vail School District is what brings many people to the area. As well as …

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130 N Jacobus Ave Tucson AZ 85705

Reduce Your Energy Bills with Help from the Trees for Tucson Program

Tucson Electric Power sponsors a great program that provides up to 3 trees to it’s customers at a reduced rate of only $5 per tree. Trees are a great way to reduce future energy costs by shading your home. Program requirements: To qualify for the rebate, trees must be planted within 15 feet of the …

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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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