Midtown Tucson

Search Homes For Sale Near BASIS Tucson and BASIS Oro Valley Schools

Chances are, you’ve heard of BASIS schools. BASIS Tucson and BASIS Oro Valley are tuition-free charter schools (which are funded with taxes, but run by a private company) that consistently boast high scores with national school ranking organizations such as the U.S. News and World Report and the Washington Post. The founders aimed to offer …

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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 …

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Guide to buying a home near University of Arizona campus in Tucson

Thinking about buying or selling a home near the University of Arizona? This guide is to help assist you in finding a great UA area home that fits your needs. I have included many links to searches with different criteria that I hope will cater to what you’re interested in. Please don’t hesitate to call, …

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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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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 …

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Catalina Vista – a Small Quaint Historic Tucson Neighborhood

About Catalina Vista Catalina Vista is a quaint historic neighborhood located in midtown Tucson, close to the University of Arizona, University Medical Center, the Tucson Streetcar line, The Arizona Inn, and downtown. Catalina Vista is near Blenman-Elm neighborhood, bordered by Campbell Ave., Elm St., Tucson Blvd., and Grant Rd. It was first developed in 1940, although …

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El Encanto Estates – a beautiful historic neighborhood in midtown Tucson

About El Encanto El Encanto Estates is a beautiful historic neighborhood located in midtown Tucson. When it was established in 1928, the area of Broadway, 5th St., Country Club, and Palo Verde was on the far east side of Tucson and took advantage of the close proximity to the El Conquistador Hotel (which was torn down …

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Blenman-Elm: a celebrated historic midtown Tucson neighborhood

About Blenman-Elm Neighborhood Popular neighborhood Blenman-Elm in midtown Tucson offers diverse architectural styles, history in a conveniently central area. Located in Tucson, just east of the University Medical Center, the “L” shaped neighborhood covers approximately one square mile and is bordered by Grant Road on the North, Speedway on the South, Country Club on the …

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Broadmoor / Broadway Village: a great midtown Tucson neighborhood

Broadmoor – Broadway Village Location Broadmoor / Broadway Village neighborhood is an older neighborhood in Tucson’s midtown area, just south of Tucson’s Sunshine Mile. The neighborhood is bordered by Broadway Blvd / Country Club to the northeast and Tucson Blvd. / Stratford to the southwest (see map below). It’s convenient to El Con, downtown, the …

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Colonia Solana – One of Tucson’s Historic Residential Districts

A Brief History of Colonia Solana Colonia Solana is the first Tucson neighborhood to embrace the natural desert landscape surrounding it. In 1926 Harry E. Bryant purchased the land that Colonia Solana now inhabits, with the desire to build a residential project that incorporated the natural desert setting. Bryan hired landscape architect Stephen Child of …

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