Category Archives: tucson history

Proposal to memorialize Tucson’s lost historic sites

 The thing about having been around Tucson since the 1950’s is how much of the city that I grew up in that has been destroyed. I feel like a ghost wandering around town, remembering things like… …the Midway drive in … Continue reading

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Wildcat subdivisions a major problem in Baja Arizona

Major public service and land use problem are growing like a cancer in southern Pima County and other areas of the state. Called ”wildcat subdivisions” these land “developments” evade virtually all subdivision requirements due to an exemption in state law … Continue reading

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Tearing Down Tucson

Buildings disappear and new ones appear. It is hard to believe that any commercial building constructed since 1970 will achieve historic status by surviving 50 years in Tucson. There seems to be a lifespan of commercial buildings of somewhere between … Continue reading

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