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Merry Christmas

It may seem a little early for Christmas wishes but this is about Christmas past. Bill Duffy has announced the results of our 2016 Armory Park Holiday Lighting and Decoration Contest WINNERS! The pictures were too much for the listserv so you can see them here. This is Bill’s message:

The judges have spoken, and the votes have been counted! We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Armory Park Holiday Lighting and Decoration Contest. First, three categories the judges decided to add after they toured the neighborhood. Each of these three will receive a $10 Gift Certificate from Johnny Gibson’s Market. 1. Best Front Entry: 714 S 3rd Ave. (Sorry – this is the one winner the judges forgot to take a photo of!)

3a 812 S 4th Ave
812 S 4th Ave

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ARMORY PARK HISTORIC DISTRICT TOUR 2015!

When: Noon-5 p.m., Saturday, November 14, 2015

Starts At: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, 545 S 5th Ave.

Benefits: Armory Park’s own Neighbors Feeding Neighbors Program
Cost: $20.

You can buy tickets at St. Andrew’s on tour day.  Or to pay in advance, click on the following link and designate “Home Tour” for your donation. Print your receipt and bring it to the home tour. That will serve as your ticket: https://www.networkforgood.org/donation/ExpressDonation.aspx?ORGID2=237455932

For information call 520/730-7919, or email armoryparkstudio@cox.net

 

Now that we have that out of the way, a bit about our neighborhood…

Journey through Tucson’s architectural evolution on Saturday, November 14, when downtown denizens open their doors for the Armory Park Historic District Tour. This self-guided stroll offers a glimpse at styles ranging from California bungalow and dainty Victorian to clever, contemporary, adaptations of vintage commercial buildings. Continue reading “ARMORY PARK HISTORIC DISTRICT TOUR 2015!”