Colonia Solana home tour




Join the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation for the 2014 Historic Home Tour featuring the glamorous Historic Properties of Colonia Solana. The Tour will highlight six of Tucson’s most alluring properties of Tucson’s golden age. This Tour is a rare opportunity to venture inside some of the cities most noteworthy and romantic homes of the 1920s and 1930s and explore the legacy of Tucson’s pre-war architecture.

Tickets are limited and are $35.00 each for this self-walking tour from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased in person with cash or check at:

2930 East Broadway

La Cabana at the Mercado
120 South Avenida Del Convento

Lions Gate Antiques
2000 East Speedway

questions? email: You can go online to the
THPF website and register for a ticket(s).If you purchased your tickets online your tickets/map will be under your name at WILL CALL and are available anytime starting at 9:30AM until 1:00PM.

This neighborhood (as far as I know) is located east of Country Club, south of Broadway, down to Camino Campestre, and over east to Randolph Pkwy.

Enjoy the tour.

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Carolyn Classen
Carolyn Sugiyama Classen, a life long Democrat, was born & raised in the State of Hawaii, was a Legislative Aide for U.S. Senator Daniel K. Inouye on Capitol Hill, and practiced law for a while. In Tucson she worked as a tribal staff attorney for the Pascua Yaqui Tribe and later was the Interim Executive Director of the now defunct Domestic Violence Commission. In 2008 she became a “My Tucson” guest columnist for the Tucson Citizen newspaper, then continued blogging for for over four and a half years. Her blogsite was entitled “Carolyn’s Community” about community events and some political news, until Gannett Publishing shut down the site on January 31, 2014. She started with Blog for Arizona on Feb. 11, 2014. Part time she has been sitting as a Hearing Officer in Pima County Consolidated Justice Courts Small Claims Division since April, 2005. She is married to University of Arizona Distinguished Professor Albrecht Classen, a native of Germany. They have one son, who lives in Seattle, WA with his wife and daughter. She is also the Editor of the Southern Arizona Japanese Cultural Coalition website, (since Jan. 2013).