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Famed Tucson writer the inspiration for east-side neighborhood

Famed Tucson writer the inspiration for east-side neighborhood

Streets in Harold Bell Wright Estates named for places, characters in author's books.

November 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Harold Bell Wright the inspiration for Tucson neighborhood

Harold Bell Wright the inspiration for Tucson neighborhood

Streets in Harold Bell Wright Estates named for places, characters in author's books.

November 25, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts: Downtown street named for miner

Street Smarts: Downtown street named for miner

In Tucson, William Scott saw his fortune grow from $75 to $8,500.

November 18, 2014 11:30 am Photos

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Street Smarts

Street Smarts

ARCHIVE PHOTO --- Downtown Tucson buildings taken February 1954. Historic Hotel Santa Rita at Broadway and Scott. Tucson Citizen file photo.

November 17, 2014 4:30 pm
Street Smarts

Street Smarts

William F. Scott’s headstone. The Arizonan died on Dec. 31, 1914.

November 17, 2014 11:48 am
Street Smarts: Thank early mayor for paving miles of Tucson roads

Street Smarts: Thank early mayor for paving miles of Tucson roads

Preston Jacobus was a home builder by trade, but as mayor he graded streets, laid sewer pipes and built a concrete bridge.

November 10, 2014 8:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Jacobus Ave.

Street Smarts: Jacobus Ave.

The Rincon Apartments as they appeared around 1926. The apartments were built by Preston N. Jacobus. 

November 10, 2014 10:08 am
Street Smarts: Jacobus Ave.

Street Smarts: Jacobus Ave.

The Rincon Apartments still stand at Sixth Avenue and University Avenue (now University Boulevard). The photo was taken this month.

November 10, 2014 10:08 am
Street Smarts: Jacobus Ave.

Street Smarts: Jacobus Ave.

Clean up Notice (Mayor Jacobus), Tucson Citizen, April 9, 1910

November 10, 2014 10:09 am
Street Smarts: Jacobus Ave.

Street Smarts: Jacobus Ave.

Preston N. Jacobus 

November 10, 2014 10:07 am
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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Letters to the editor

Letters to the editor

Readers make their points on Gifford's speech,  teachers voting, death with dignity. 

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Street Smarts

Street Smarts

The old Roosevelt School is now part of Pima Community College, downtown campus. Courtesy of Paul F. LaFrance

November 03, 2014 11:36 am
Street Smarts

Street Smarts

A section of the 1922 Highland Addition, plat map, showing Roosevelt School and Roosevelt Place. Courtesy of Pima County Recorders Office

November 03, 2014 11:32 am
Street Smarts

Street Smarts

Arizona Delegates to the Progressive Party Convention in 1912. Ben Daniels is front row 2nd from left. Courtesy of Patricia Stephenson

November 03, 2014 11:32 am
Street Smarts

Street Smarts

Theodore Roosevelt & Hiram Johnson shaking hands after being nominated in August, 1912. Courtesy of the Library of Congress.

November 03, 2014 11:32 am
Biz awards — City

Biz awards — City

City agencies honoredThree city agencies recently were honored: Tucson 12, the city’s government-access TV channel, second-place award for its video “Get Streetcar Street Smart!” in the public-education category of government programming by the National Association of Telecommunications Offi…

October 29, 2014 7:20 pm
Nine Tucson-area resorts keep 4-diamond ratings

Nine Tucson-area resorts keep 4-diamond ratings

Five area restaurants also won four diamonds from AAA.

October 28, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
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 map

Street Smarts map

October 20, 2014 9:51 pm
Street Smarts: Neighborhood, road named for Lady Suffolk

Street Smarts: Neighborhood, road named for Lady Suffolk

Wealthy woman built lavish winter home that is now convent, Catholic school.

October 20, 2014 9:00 pm Photos

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Street Smarts: Gras introduced kids to desert creatures

Street Smarts: Gras introduced kids to desert creatures

Street Smarts: Desert Museum's Hal Gras always shared links between people, animals.

October 14, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Street Smarts map

Street Smarts map

October 13, 2014 10:40 pm
Street Smarts

Street Smarts

Hal Gras. Courtesy of Peggy Larson of the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum.

October 13, 2014 3:15 pm
Street Smarts

Street Smarts

Hal Gras in the Desert Ark. The road that bears his name is on Tucson’s west side next to Ironwood Picnic Area off Kinney Road in Tucson Mountain Park.

October 13, 2014 3:15 pm

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