Downtown Tucson

The Loop is helping to Make Tucson a Bicycle Paradise

Why Tucson is a great place to bike Tucsonans love to bicycle. And for good reason since our climate is made for it with sunny days, cool mornings, and mild temperatures all winter long. Our topography ensures that there’s something for every level of bicyclist with flat riding (like much of The Loop) available in …

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Tucson Barrio District building styles

Architectural Styles in the Tucson Barrio (1840 – 1900) Have you ever wondered about the different styles of architecture found in Tucson in the 19th Century to the turn of the 20th Century? What does Sonoran style architecture style mean? What’s the difference between it and Transformed Sonoran style? What about Territorial style, how does …

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Convent and Meyer Avenue – Living Tucson History

Convent and Meyer Avenue in Downtown Tucson If you would like to live in one of Tucson’s oldest, most historic properties, a home on Convent and Meyer Avenue might be for you. These narrow avenues, just south of downtown Tucson, are full of colorful mud adobe buildings loaded with character. Most of these buildings are old, …

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Barrio El Hoyo: Historic Tucson neighborhood

Historic Barrio El Hoyo Neighborhood Barrio El Hoyo has so much to offer, mature vegetation, quiet streets, and close-proximity to Downtown Tucson amenities. This is an small historic neighborhood with a great location. Situated southwest of downtown Tucson near the Tucson Convention Center, this barrio covers approximately 22 acres. El Hoyo translates loosely to “the …

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Homes for sale near Downtown Tucson

Looking at homes for sale near downtown Tucson? Here’s your guide! Downtown Tucson is currently experiencing an exciting renaissance. It all started with the renovation of the Fox Theater in 2005 and continued with the opening of the Tucson Modern Streetcar in 2014, which prompted many businesses, restaurants, and people to move downtown. Now is a great time to …

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Mercado District where the streetcar ends and community begins

The Mercado District of Menlo Park in Tucson The Mercado District of Menlo Park is a unique neighborhood that broke ground in 2007 and still has lots available. The Mercado is located at the west end of Tucson’s Modern Streetcar line, just west of I-10 at Congress and Avenida del Convento. This  conveniently located community …

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Homes for Sale Near the Tucson Streetcar

The Tucson Streetcar project is an exciting development that will be helpful for many residents who live and work in the University and Downtown areas. With the first day of operation being planned for July 25, 2014, many Tucsonans are getting excited about trying out the new mode of transportation. Have you thought of buying …

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Downtown Living at it’s Best: Armory Park Neighborhood

About the Armory Park Neighborhood Armory Park is a historic Tucson neighborhood conveniently located adjacent the downtown area, between Broadway and 18th Street and between Stone and 3rd Avenue. Armory Park is defined by wide streets and avenues with architectural styles ranging from Victorian homes to simpler Sonoran-style adobe row housing. Lush, mature trees, close …

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The Historic Cheyney House is For Sale in Downtown Tucson

A historic Tucson home, known as the Cheyney House, is up for sale downtown (Update: this home is currently off market). This home was named after Annie Cheyney who had the home built in 1905 in the area that was then known as ‘snob hollow’.  Annie was the widow of a mining chemist named George …

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