Who is that street named after? Street Smarts tells you the background behind street names and give a lot of Tucson area history in the process.
49 years after King's assassination, longtime Tucsonans are sharing rich but little-known memories of his visits to the Old Pueblo.
Founder of Arizona Land Title & Trust Co., he also was involved in developing early housing for Hughes Aircraft employees and Green Valley retirees.
If not for Fort Lowell's longtime connection to the Boy Scouts, the abandoned, historic post might have been razed for housing in the 1940s.
Oracle Road wouldn't have its mystical Greek name if a teen from New Brunswick hadn't ridden a famed clipper ship in the 1850s.
"Burt" Alvord's wild-west life was peppered with gun battles and train robberies as he ultimately worked both sides of the law.
"I never heard anything from (people who knew Earp) about any of the good or great deeds that he is supposed to have done," Roy Drachman said.
News in 1911 that Tucson would be the terminal of the El Paso & Southwestern Railroad led to public celebration and congratulation.