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Tucson Street Name Origins

Street Smarts: NY salesman's jesting may have inspired Tucson's Broadway

Street Smarts: NY salesman's jesting may have inspired Tucson's Broadway

In 1862, Maj. David Fergusson of the Union Army commissioned a survey of the little sun-baked adobe town of Tucson.

February 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Developer's days in Colombia inspired subdivision's names

Street Smarts: Developer's days in Colombia inspired subdivision's names

The streets of the Desert Palms Park subdivision on Tucson's east side are named for people and places in Colombia, where the neighborhood's developer spent much of his early career.

February 05, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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