City sends Marriott hotel developer an email telling him the bad news.
Downtown Tucson will soon have one less empty building now that a social services agency received the green light to build an affordable housing complex on the site of a dilapidated, though historic, motor lodge.
"The historic neon signs make us stand out from other cities," says Jonathan Mabry, Tucson's historic preservation officer.
La Pilita Museum in Barrio Viejo, near the Tucson Convention Center, features the history of Barrio Viejo and early Tucson with more than 100 oral histories.
San Pedro Chapel in the Old Fort Lowell Neighborhood, a backdrop here for the group Way Out West, is just one of the area's historic buildings
Tucson is officially historic.
The original deal to turn the Steinfeld Warehouse over to WAMO called for taxpayers to spend zero.
Sometimes you don't even have to ask the city for taxpayer money to receive it. Take the historic Steinfeld Warehouse. So far, the city has quietly pumped nearly $1 million into the landmark at 101 W. Sixth St., even though the original deal to turn the property over to the Warehouse Arts Ma…
The Marist College, a three-story adobe building just behind St. Augustine Cathedral, is crumbling in spots due to water damage. The city will weigh whether to use $1.1 million in block-grant funding to help stabilize the exterior.
The Marist College's basement is one of the building's many areas in need of repairs.
The deteriorating facade of the Marist College building is delicately held in place and covered. The adobe landmark is in danger of collapsing.
The city of Tucson may help save a nationally recognized downtown landmark. After years of deterioration, the Marist College building is in danger of collapsing.