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Street Smarts: Road honors The Gregory school

Street Smarts: Road honors The Gregory school

Old-money support helps create The Gregory School

October 05, 2015 7:10 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: DeLong was merchant, trader, mayor, soldier

Street Smarts: DeLong was merchant, trader, mayor, soldier

Many of many talents, interests remembered with midtown street

August 24, 2015 7:26 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Barraza worked to unify Arizona miners

Street Smarts: Barraza worked to unify Arizona miners

Maclovio R. “Mac” Barraza began working in mines at 11.

August 10, 2015 7:37 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Bell tolls to remember one of nation's darkest days

Street Smarts: Bell tolls to remember one of nation's darkest days

Salvaged bell was originally part of the USS Arizona, hit hard during the attack on Pearl Harbor.

July 13, 2015 7:42 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Village for brainy retirees started with brainy scientist

Street Smarts: Village for brainy retirees started with brainy scientist

Former UA president Koffler started development to keep former academics, executives sharp.

July 06, 2015 7:25 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Meet the man who helped light up Tucson

Street Smarts: Meet the man who helped light up Tucson

"Red" Russell started the power company - and had a business selling electrical supplies from the lobby

June 29, 2015 7:25 pm Photos

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Road honors husband of Tucson's first Christian Scientist

Road honors husband of Tucson's first Christian Scientist

Early Mayor “Gus” Hoff made sidewalks, streets a priority.

June 15, 2015 7:18 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Early pioneer built brewery, battled bandits

Street Smarts: Early pioneer built brewery, battled bandits

Businessman Columbus Glasmann was brewer, saloon keeper, rancher, manager and real estate investor.

May 11, 2015 7:53 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Tucson's biggest manufacturing plant was almost built in Phoenix

Street Smarts: Tucson's biggest manufacturing plant was almost built in Phoenix

News of possible Hughes Aircraft plant sparked land rush that benefitted sleepy Tucson

May 04, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Country Club, Golf Links used to be one road

Street Smarts: Country Club, Golf Links used to be one road

One is east-west, the other north-south, but in early Tucson they were one and the same.

April 27, 2015 6:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Typo leaves man with misspelled legacy

Street Smarts: Typo leaves man with misspelled legacy

Osborne Avenue is named for William Osborn. Oops.

April 13, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: First fence built to hold back cattle

Street Smarts: First fence built to hold back cattle

In 1897, border towns had 2,000 people on each side of line.

April 06, 2015 7:26 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Starr Pass Blvd. has telegraph-line link

Street Smarts: Starr Pass Blvd. has telegraph-line link

Starr Pass Road was originally called the Quijotoa Toll Road.

March 30, 2015 7:04 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Roadway honors lawyer, judge, developer

Street Smarts: Roadway honors lawyer, judge, developer

Sawtelle let county build road on his land without financial compensation.

March 23, 2015 7:25 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Toole helped bring railroad to Tucson

Street Smarts: Toole helped bring railroad to Tucson

Popular four-time mayor once got 100 of 101 votes cast.

March 16, 2015 7:06 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Railroad extension made Tucson a 'metropolis'

Street Smarts: Railroad extension made Tucson a 'metropolis'

News in 1911 that Tucson would be the terminal of the El Paso & Southwestern Railroad led to public celebration and congratulation.

March 09, 2015 7:01 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Miracle Mile went to 'Big House'

Street Smarts: Miracle Mile went to 'Big House'

Road was the starting point from Tucson for people heading north.

March 02, 2015 7:00 pm Photos

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