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Tucson Street Names

Street Smarts: Road honors 'Mr. Rodeo,' county sheriff

Street Smarts: Road honors 'Mr. Rodeo,' county sheriff

Echols asked film-star friend to help him get elected; Rogers made error.

January 12, 2015 9:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Highway, mountain named for botanist

Street Smarts: Highway, mountain named for botanist

Sara Lemmon, namesake of mountain and road, loved intellectual challenges and plants.

January 05, 2015 9:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Tucson's first baker helped govern city

Street Smarts: Tucson's first baker helped govern city

Frank Miltenberg served on early version of city council, was volunteer firefighter.

December 29, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Silver-spoon childhood led to ranch life

Street Smarts: Silver-spoon childhood led to ranch life

LLoyd W. Golder III bought ranch land and named many streets here.

December 22, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Bloody murder, buried money in town's history

Street Smarts: Bloody murder, buried money in town's history

Los Reales community gone from south side, but street still carries name.

December 16, 2014 9:30 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Downtown street name honors Tucson's religious roots

Street Smarts: Downtown street name honors Tucson's religious roots

Church Avenue remembers quest to build Tucson's first church.

December 08, 2014 11:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Strip mall site once amusement park

Street Smarts: Strip mall site once amusement park

Now-defunct Pastime Park was a beer garden, amusement park and picnic resort.

December 01, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Roosevelt campaigned here in 1912

Street Smarts: Roosevelt campaigned here in 1912

Theodore Roosevelt came on whistle-stop tour promoting failed Progressive Party candidacy.

November 03, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Road namesake first to patrol border

Street Smarts: Road namesake first to patrol border

Jeff Milton worked by horse and Model T, long before Border Patrol.

October 27, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Road, field named for legendary groundskeeper

Street Smarts: Road, field named for legendary groundskeeper

Emil Bossard tended to Hi Corbett and Indians' minor-league fields in Tucson.

September 22, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Tiny street honors famous Tucson architect

Street Smarts: Tiny street honors famous Tucson architect

A block-long street in the Sam Hughes Neighborhood honors Josias Joesler.

September 15, 2014 7:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Rancher was one of early Tucson's largest land owners

Street Smarts: Rancher was one of early Tucson's largest land owners

Back in the late 1800s, Ajo Way went by a different name: Robles Road.

September 08, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Contest named streets of El Encanto Estates

Street Smarts: Contest named streets of El Encanto Estates

Tony Tucson neighborhood may have started out as a small ranch.

September 01, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Family dreamed up Hidden Valley names

Street Smarts: Family dreamed up Hidden Valley names

Terrain, nature and Western heritage inspires family when naming Hidden Valley streets.

July 14, 2014 6:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Before arena, road named for "Pop" McKale

Street Smarts: Before arena, road named for "Pop" McKale

Enke Drive, near the McKale Memorial Center and Arizona Stadium, was once McKale Drive.

June 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Northwest-side street named in honor of Croxen, a man who 'lived a life out of a Hollywood Western,

Street Smarts: Northwest-side street named in honor of Croxen, a man who 'lived a life out of a Hollywood Western,

Fred W. Croxen was born Oct. 17, 1887, to Charles C. Croxen, a farmer in Atalissa, Iowa, and Anna (Moore) Croxen a housewife and former teacher.

April 29, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Successful cattleman the namesake for Kinney Road

Street Smarts: Successful cattleman the namesake for Kinney Road

Heading northwest off Ajo Highway is a road named for a big-time cattleman and supporter of the creation of Tucson Mountain Park.

April 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: 'Well, I hardly knew what to think of the place' was Tucsonan's first impression

Street Smarts: 'Well, I hardly knew what to think of the place' was Tucsonan's first impression

The journey to her new home in Tucson took Annie Hughes a month.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Tucson's Ranch Without Cows also boasts a Street Without Sin

Street Smarts: Tucson's Ranch Without Cows also boasts a Street Without Sin

A subdivision just north of Ina Road and west of Campbell Avenue has many street names that sound a lot like the seven deadly sins.

April 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Early merchants the namesake for midtown Tucson streets

Street Smarts: Early merchants the namesake for midtown Tucson streets

Two early Tucson merchants are remembered with midtown streets that bear their names.

April 01, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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