El Con Water Tower in Colonia Solana is a Tucson landmark. The facade was designed by Roy Place in 1932.

Colonia Solana – Embrace the Desert

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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