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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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Juan Wørner Baz and the Serene Tucson Neighborhood he Created

Juan Worner Baz (sometimes spelled Juan Worner y Bas) is not a name that most Tucsonans would recognize, but his buildings certainly are recognizable. Baz designed the iconic annex to Josias Joesler’s Broadway Village at Broadway and Country Club (many will remember as the former location of Table Talk). He designed St Phillips Plaza, and …

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Skyline Bel Air Estates – Neighborhood Spotlight

About Skyline Bel Air Estates Skyline Bel Air Estates is a beautiful community located in the Catalina Foothills area of Tucson.  The area is known for its city and mountain views; the Catalina Mountains are just to the north. Homes are situated on large lots, located in a peaceful desert setting. The community consists of …

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Tucson’s most well-known architect? Josias Joesler

Joesler and the Murpheys Josias Joesler is arguably the most well-known Tucson architect. Originally from Switzerland and coming to Tucson after living in various cities across Europe and then California, Joesler collaborated with developer John Murphey and his wife Helen on over 400 residential and commercial projects in Tucson from 1927 until his death in …

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