Sam Hughes

Home in Sam Hughes neighborhood

Sam Hughes neighborhood and Himmel Park

About Sam Hughes Neighborhood The Sam Hughes neighborhood is bounded by Speedway, Broadway, Campbell, and Country Club. Sam Hughes was a Tucson merchant who arrived here in the 1860s. Hughes helped incorporate the City of Tucson and he assisted in establishing public education here. Sam Hughes Elementary School was named after Hughes first, later the …

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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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