Tucson Architecture

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Lovely old neon -L C A mint Datsun 240z. Oh, to have no rust! - C
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"Territorial style" - L L L
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L L Lots of yummy adobe homes throughout Tucson - L
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The spouts that funnel rain off the roof are seen throughout Mexico - C The deep-pocketed lawyers haven't rehabbed this one yet! - L ... as they have this one. L
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A more modern take on color - L The metal thing is a rainwater collector. -L The Casbah Cafe, all organic and much locally grown, has this wonderful "outdoor" space like a big tent. - L
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Tucson is full of yummy cut bungalo homes we fell in love with. -L C C
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C C Love the practical cactus landscaping. C
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We found a whole neighborhood of new construction in a local style. -C The original adobe needs regular maintenance. C C
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This was a whole block community for the elderly with a great courtyard interior. -C It's hard to see, but the trees above are growing in small courtyards in the interior. C C
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C I so want an orange tree in my yard! C The local community bike shop. C
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Great landscape of cactus. C C C
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C California pressed-block style. C C
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C C Oh, the porches! An essential pre-airconditioning feature. C
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C C Bikes were the perfect way to tour the old city. C
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Last updated: 1/26/08