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Photos of Tucson's Historic El Conquistador Hotel, demolished in 1968
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Photos of Tucson's Historic El Conquistador Hotel, demolished in 1968

The historic El Conquistador Hotel, designed by Annie Graham Rockfellow, opened in 1928 and was demolished in 1968 to make way for the expansion of El Con Shopping Center, now known as El Con Mall.

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