Historic tour of Josias Joesler homes



Home Tour 2015: Josias Joesler
25 April 2015, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

“Join the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation for an exceptional 2015 Historic Home Tour Featuring the Romantic and extraordinary design of Tucson’s most famous and celebrated architect of the 20th century: Josias Joesler. This tour is a rare opportunity to venture inside some of Joesler’s best homes and experience the design that has defined Tucson style for generations. Explore the legacy of Tucson’s architecture.

Click here for more information and to purchase your tickets

Tickets are $40.00 each. 

 Location:  Joesler’s homes are scattered throughout Tucson with concentration in the Old Catalina Foothills.  The tour starting point is St. Phillip’s In the Hills Church located at 4440 North Campbell (North east corner of River Road and Campbell Avenue).

 The tour is self-directed with docents at each home.  You can go at your own pace anytime during the six hours between 9AM and 3PM. The tour ends at 3PM sharp.   Buses will depart from the St. Phillip’s parking lot every 10 min to the homes located in the Catalina Foothills – Maps and Driving Directions will be provided for the other homes.  You will receive an email with a recommended arrival time between 9 and 11 that will help reduce wait times for boarding the shuttles.

 Tickets:  If you purchased your tickets online your tickets/map will under your name at WILL CALL and are available anytime starting at 8:30AM until 2:00PM.  WILL CALL is located at the intersection in the parking lot St. Phillip’s In the Hills Church located at 4440 North Campbell. (Follow the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation Home Tour Signs)  If you purchased your ticket in person simply bring your ticket to the check in table at St. Phillip’s to pick up your map.

 Parking:   Free parking will be available at the St. Phillip’s In the Hills Church and at the various homes follow the signs.

 Accessibility: There are steps, irregular surfaces, and narrow doorways and dirt driveways resulting in limited handicap accessibility.

  If you have additional questions please email the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation at info@preservetucson.org“.


or in person – with cash or check:

La Cabana, at Mercado San Agustin, 100 S. Avenida del Convento (west of I-10)

Yikes Toys, 2930 E. Broadway Blvd. (west of Country Club)

Lions Gate Antiques, 2000 E. Speedway Blvd. (east of Campbell)

Maya Palace, 2930 N. Swan and 7057 N. Oracle Rd.

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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 Tucsoncitizen.com 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, www.southernazjapan.org (since Jan. 2013).