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Barrio Viejo

City loses $2.95 million judgment over historic home damage

A decade-long legal fight over leaky water pipes critics complain are destroying historic adobe structures in the neighborhood just south of the Tucson Convention Center is going to cost the city almost $2.95 million.

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Tour of Barrio Viejo will offer rare chance to see 'soul' of city

Tour of Barrio Viejo will offer rare chance to see 'soul' of city

This Sonoran row house, once owned by the Federico family, will be open for the first time.

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Tour of Barrio Viejo will offer rare chance to see 'soul' of city

Tour of Barrio Viejo will offer rare chance to see 'soul' of city

Some of Tucson's oldest homes will open to the public Saturday in a tour to support historic preservation.

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Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Built in 1915, Teatro Carmen in Barrio Viejo was the first venue in Tucson devoted to Spanish language productions. It later was used as a cinema, meeting hall, ballroom and boxing arena.

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Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Remnants of the old meat locker, right, are the kitchen in the renovated Elysian Grove Market. Once a neighborhood gathering place, it is now a home.

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Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Tucson's past alive in historic districts

The San Cosme Chapel, built in 1931, is south of Fire Central, background left. The adobe structure is mostly cared for by the parishioners of San Augustine Cathedral.

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Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Alice Galvan and her son, Fernando Antonio Galvan, live in this home in Barrio El Hoyo. Members of the Galvan family have lived in the area at the west end of Barrio Viejo since the 1920s.

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Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Open ceilings, brightly colored walls and floors add character to the Barrio Viejo home where Tania Rhodes has lived 18 years.

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Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Tucson's past alive in historic districts

The meat locker of the Elysian Grove Market, built in the 1920s, is now part of the kitchen in the renovated home.

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Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Tucson's past alive in historic districts

People light candles and leave notes at El Tiradito in Barrio Viejo in the hope that their prayers will be answered.

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Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Tucson's past alive in historic districts

Alice Riesgo Galvan sits on her front porch in Barrio El Hoyo, looking out at the home across the street where her husband was born nearly 80 years ago.

February 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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