El Encanto Estates

El Encanto neighborhood roads

El Encanto Estates – an enchanting historic neighborhood in Tucson

About El Encanto Estates The word encanto translates to enchanted or charming, which is quite suitable for this beautiful midtown neighborhood. When El Encanto was established in 1928, the area of Country Club Road between Broadway Boulevard and 5th Street was on the far east side of Tucson, just outside city limits. El Encanto Estates …

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Historic Arizona Inn located in Blenman-Elm neighborhood, Tucson

Merritt Starkweather – The architect that designed the Arizona Inn

Merritt Starkweather, FAIA was a well-known, prolific Tucson architect from the 1920s to the 1970s. He designed area schools, (Carrillo, Drachman, Bonillas to name a few) resorts, and homes. Many of his homes can be seen in the El Encanto Estates neighborhood. Merritt Starkweather also designed the well-known, historic Arizona Inn located at 2200 E. …

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