Historic Tucson Neighborhoods

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, …

Convent and Meyer Avenue – Living Tucson History Read More »

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 …

Barrio El Hoyo: Historic Tucson neighborhood Read More »

Aldea Linda – One of Tucson’s Historic Districts

About Aldea Linda Neighborhood Aldea Linda is located north of 22nd Street and east of Swan Road. It was developed 1947 to 1964 and it received historic district status in 2009. If you are looking for a quiet, rural feeling neighborhood located in midtown Tucson that is close to shopping and amenities, look no further …

Aldea Linda – One of Tucson’s Historic Districts Read More »

Tucson, Arizona: A Haven for Mid-Century Homes

Tucson Mid Century Homes: a guide for buying or selling Tucson grew leaps and bounds in the post war years of the 1950s and 1960s. As a result mid-century architecture is ubiquitous here. Mid-century Modern architecture has become more popular with a younger generation looking for clean lines and interesting details that are often not found …

Tucson, Arizona: A Haven for Mid-Century Homes Read More »

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 …

Homes for sale near Downtown Tucson Read More »

Tucson’s Historic Districts – Search Homes for Sale

Did you know Tucson has 35 Historic Districts on the National Register? Which historic Tucson neighborhood is best for you? Where are they located? Below is an alphabetical list of each of Tucson’s Historic Districts and a description of what makes each area unique with links to homes currently for sale in each district. Are …

Tucson’s Historic Districts – Search Homes for Sale Read More »

Bungalow homes for sale in Tucson

If you pass by most older Tucson neighborhoods, chances are you’ll see several Bungalow homes. Maybe, like me, you’ve always been fascinated by these charming houses. The term Bungalow originated from India. Sometimes called Craftsman or California Bungalow, these homes were popular in the early 20th century in many parts of the country, including Tucson. Part of their popularity …

Bungalow homes for sale in Tucson Read More »

West University Historic District in Tucson

A Short History of West University neighborhood West University Neighborhood is a National Historic District bounded by Speedway Blvd., Park Ave., 6th St., and Stone Ave. It was developed in the late 1800s to the early 1900s and became the first major subdivision north of the Southern Pacific Railroad. The location of West University neighborhood was convenient to both …

West University Historic District in Tucson Read More »

Lusk Corporation built many great mid-century Tucson homes

Lusk Corporation: Building Mid Century Modern homes for the masses – 1950-1966 The Lusk Corporation, founded in 1950, was a Tucson-based developer/home-building company that was responsible for developing many unique, mid-century modern neighborhoods in Tucson. Although started in Arizona, the Lusk Corporation eventually developed neighborhoods in many states including Nevada, Texas, Indiana, Missouri, California, New Mexico, Illinois, and …

Lusk Corporation built many great mid-century Tucson homes Read More »

Historic San Rafael Estates an award winning Lusk neighborhood

San Rafael Estates is a small mid-century neighborhood consisting of only 69 homes on the northeast corner of Broadway and Wilmot. The neighborhood was developed by the Lusk Corporation in 1954 and due to rapid demand the neighborhood was sold-out in 1956. The design of San Rafael Estates earned the coveted Award of Merit from the National Association of Home …

Historic San Rafael Estates an award winning Lusk neighborhood Read More »