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Arcosanti: Arizona's grand experiment in sustainable living approaches 50th year

At the end of a 2-mile dirt road in the Arizona desert lives a community of people longing to be a part of something bigger than themselves. For nearly 50 years, Arcosanti has drawn innovators who wish to leave city life behind and experiment with an alternative, more sustainable lifestyle.... Read more»

What the Devil won't tell you

Sunshine Mile born to die for progress

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has tagged Broadway between Euclid and Country Club as an endangered place alongside San Francisco's Embarcadero, the Louisiana steamship the Delta Queen, the James River in Virginia and See's Candy on Broadway. One of these things doesn't belong.... Read more»2

'Sunshine Mile' of Broadway named endangered historic place

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has added Tucson's Sunshine Mile to its 2016 list of America's 11 most endangered historic places. They say its mid-20th century buildings are threatened by the planned widening of Broadway in Midtown. ... Read more»

Photos: Inside the historic Pima County Courthouse

From peering behind locked doors in the basement to the inside of the iconic tiled mosaic dome, here's a peek at the now mostly deserted old Pima County Courthouse. Designed by architect Roy Place, the 1929 building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.... Read more»1

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Previewing Tucson's Modernist Week

The Monday Political Face-Off featured commentators Jeff Rogers and Bruce Ash. Then, we had a preview of Tucson Modernist Week with Demion Clinco, who heads the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation. Plus, Dr. Mark Sykes of the Planetary Science Institute.... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: Debating the Rosemont Mine

Rick Grinnell of the Southern Arizona Business Coalition and Randy Serraglio of the Tucson-based Center for Biological Diversity debate the proposed Rosemont Copper Mine in the Santa Rita Mountains south of Tucson. Also, Dr. Danielle Babski of the Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson, pllus historian Ken Scoville has a preview of this Saturday's Barrio Viejo Home Tour.... Read more»

Architecture on Wheels brings you to Tucson's historic downtown

Commemorating Arizona's centennial as well as Architecture Week, Sunday morning's Architecture on Wheels includes free guided bicycle and walking tours of Tucson buildings constructed before 1912.... Read more»

Frank Lloyd Wright

Wright's Taliesin West archives to be moved to NYC

The archived sketches, models and manuscripts of the late Frank Lloyd Wright are moving from Taliesin West in Scottsdale, to Columbia University and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. What does this loss mean to Arizona and will it affect the guest experience at Taliesin West? ... Read more»1

Disabled vet to attend State of the Union as Giffords' guest

Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage's schedule as a University of Arizona architecture student got a little more interesting this week when he was invited to be a guest of U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords for President Obama's State of the Union on Tuesday in Washington, D.C.... Read more»

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Weekend roundup: What's hot even as the weather cools

The bad news is Emmylou Harris’ performance at the Fox on Friday is sold out. It has been for some time. The good news is there are still plenty of other ways to get your entertainment fix this weekend, starting with Dave Alvin at Plaza Palomino. ... Read more»

Buckmaster Show

Buckmaster: TIA head says Tucson needs more non-stop flights

We get an update on the effort to bring more non-stop flights to Tucson International Airport from Dick Gruentzel. Plus, Rodney Glassman and a representative from Homicide Survivors.... Read more»