Lighted candy cane display at Winterhaven Festival of Lights

Winterhaven: For Tucson’s Jolliest, Scrooge Beware!

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. Most of the 265 homes in the neighborhood were built between …

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A contemporary home in Oro Valley designed by Kevin Howard

Kevin Howard, Contemporary Tucson Architect

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 well-designed homes can …

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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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Rob Paulus 18th St Bungalow

Rob Paulus Architects: Green and Modern

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 a magazine. Rob Paulus Architects, has created …

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Ice House Lofts pool and spa area

Ice House Lofts – a Cool Redevelopment

About the Ice House Lofts The Ice House Lofts were redeveloped by a local Tucson architecture firm, Rob Paulus Architects, in 2004-2005. The Ice House Lofts consist of 50 units, varying in size from 580 to 2,700 square feet, from studios up to 3 bedroom homes. The conversion to lofts was a natural for Paulus’ …

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East Tucson's Village Green neighborhood

Neighborhood Spotlight: Tucson’s Village Green

About Village Green Among Tucson’s east side neighborhoods is a small and surprisingly affordable community called Village Green. Village Green is considered a townhome community, however many of the homes are not attached and resemble single family homes. The east side Tucson neighborhood was built between the 1970s to the early 1980s and is located …

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Rolling Hills Country Club in Tucson, Arizona

Popular East side neighborhood – Rolling Hills

About Rolling Hills Rolling Hills is a popular neighborhood on the east side of Tucson. The mid-century, ranch style houses were built from the 1960s to 1970s. Most homes in this area feature a garage or a carport and they typically have 3-4 bedrooms. Most homes in the area are constructed of red brick, burnt …

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Union Bank also designed by Ivan Sarkiss & Associates

Ivan Sarkiss – Architect designed many prominent Tucson buildings

Ivan Sarkiss was an Armenian-born architect who worked in Tucson on residential and commercial projects. Sarkiss and Associates collaborated on many large projects in Tucson, including the Pima Superior County Courthouse (1974), and the Skyline Country Club (1963). Take a look at this round house and garage, both designed by Ivan Sarkiss’ office. Sarkiss and …

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Nicholas Sakellar, FAIA – Architect Spotlight

About Nicholas Sakellar Nicholas Sakellar was a well-known Tucson architect who designed many recognizable buildings in town including the Wilmot Library, Catalina High School, Cholla High School, Arizona Trust Building, and the Tucson House. Nicholas Sakellar was born in Indiana in 1918 to a Greek immigrant family and raised in Ohio. He studied architecture at …

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