PHOENIX — Arizona’s management of the San Pedro River, water rights and development went on trial here Monday.
The front porch at the home of Bill DuPont in the Colonia Solana Residential Historic District neighborhood southeast of East Broadway and South Country Club Road.
The home of Kriss and Michael Nicholas was orginally 1,800 square feet and built in 1948, but they expanded the house to 4,800 square feet and added a pool, outdoor kitchen and pool/guest house.
A bobcat was recently found on the front wall to the home of Kriss and Michael Nicholas. "We have 40 mesquites in our front yard. We love the wildlife," said Kriss.
A look inside the home of Kriss and Michael Nicholas, a ranch-style house built by Tom Gistin in 1958.
Norma and Stanley Feldman's home was built in 1937 and is a stone's throw from where Mr. Feldman grew up. He can reach his downtown office in 10 minutes.
Spirit and Amelie Messingham find their home in the Colonia Solana Residential Historic District, which has acre lots, "has unbelievable privacy," despite being in central Tucson.
The pottery room in Fletcher McCusker's home was originally designed to showcase pottery and other artifacts collected by archaeologist William Shirley Fulton.
As Tucson boomed during the first half of the 20th century and beyond, neighborhoods sprung up in similar fashion - perfectly straight rows of homes tucked close together and adorned with grassy lawns and imported trees and posies.
A developer wants to build 196 "luxury casitas" on land at the northeast corner of North Sabino Canyon and East Cloud roads. The county Planning and Zoning Commission wants no more than 150. This photo, looking south, shows Sabino Canyon Road on the right.
Plans to build 196 "luxury casitas" on undeveloped land along Sabino Canyon Road between East River and Cloud roads hit a minor snag this week when the Pima County Planning and Zoning Commission recommended the developer build only 150 homes on the site.
The light bulb aisle at home improvement stores is an overwhelming display of options - CFLs, LEDs, incandescents, lumens and watts, warm light and cool light. That's not even getting into price variation.
Despite buzz to the contrary, incandescent bulbs will still be available. But you'll shop for lumens, not watts.
An LED display at Sun Lighting shows cooler light in the foreground and the warmer lights in the background.
LED lighting can be decorative as well as functional, as demonstrated in this Sun Lighting display.