Mid Century

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Wilshire Heights Neighborhood – Roomy Midcentury Ranch Homes in Tucson

About Wilshire Heights Wilshire Heights neighborhood was developed by Chesin Construction Company just southeast of Broadway and Craycroft. The neighborhood, built in the 1950s-1960s, is known for it’s broad ranch style homes situated on large lots with curved streets that wrap around a grassy neighborhood park. Most houses are 1800 sf – 3000 sf in …

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Windsor Park – Mid Century Modern in Northeast Tucson

About Windsor Park Neighborhood Windsor Park is a small community of roughly 125 mid-century modern homes on Tucson’s northeast side. Windsor Park was developed in 1962 by J. Herbert Oxman, with homes designed by David Swanson from the Tucson architecture firm Ambrose and Swanson. Oxman came to Arizona from New York in 1961 and started building in Tucson in …

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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 …

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San Rafael Estates National Historic District

Historic San Rafael Estates: an award winning Lusk neighborhood

About San Rafael Estates 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. San Rafael, winner of prestigious award The design of San Rafael Estates earned …

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