Welcome to the Armory Park, Tucson website, the official website of the Armory Park Neighborhood Association (APNA)! If you already live in Armory Park, you will find lots of useful information here. Please consider becoming an APNA member if you aren’t already one. Just click “Become a Member” to sign up. In addition to this website, we have an active listserv and a Facebook page. We have even on occasion been known to hand-deliver paper notices to the neighborhood on important issues.
If you don’t live in Armory Park, thanks for taking the time to check us out. Maybe you’re considering moving here? You should be able to get a lot of your questions answered – and maybe wind up with more questions than when you arrived.
Want to know anything else? Email Bill Duffy and he’ll track down an answer for you.
The APNA Board is having its monthly meeting Tuesday, June 12, at 7:00 PM in the Parish Hall of St. Andrew’s Church. Come and find out what’s going on in Armory Park!
Good news! Barrio Historico has won its appeal before Mayor and Council, rejecting a proposed townhouse development incompatible with its historic zone. (It’s Item #10 on the attached Legal Action Report.)
“It was moved by Council Member Kozachik, duly seconded and PASSED by a roll call vote of 6 to 1 (Council Member Fimbres dissenting), to reverse the Planning and Development Services Department Director’s decision, grant the appeal and deny the HPZ application.
“Mr. Rankin noted that the basis of the motion, as provided in the Mayor and Council’s discussion, was that the application was not compatible with the purposes and standards of the HPZ and the applicable technical standards.”
May 22 Legal Action Report
Check out the new bungalows going up on E 18th St. between S 5th Ave. and S Arizona Ave.!
Coming soon to an historic neighborhood near you! A 48′ building! Here’s the Zoning Examiner’s Preliminary Report recommending approval of the proposal to pull the property at 747 S 6th Ave. out of the Armory Park Historic Preservation Zone to permit the property’s owner to build a 48′ building.
Zoning Examiner’s Preliminary Report
Don’t forget! The APNA Board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 8, at 7 PM, in St. Andrew’s Parish Hall. All are welcome!
In addition to updates on various APNA projects, we will also hear the latest about the proposal to rezone 747 S. 6th Ave. The property owner has asked to remove it from the Historic Preservation Zone to build a 48′ building.
Read on for the full agenda:
Continue reading “APNA Board Meeting Tuesday, May 8!”
REMINDER: The City is about to decide whether to rezone the property at 747 S 6th Ave and remove it from the Historic Preservation Zone (HPZ), in order to to permit the property owner to build a 48′ building on the site. If approved, this would be the first time a property has been removed from the Armory Park HPZ in its history. The City says this won’t set a precedent, but…
People interested in Armory Park’s future should consider attending the zoning hearing. The hearing is Thursday, May 3, at 6:00 PM in Mayor and Council Chambers at City Hall.
Zoning Examiner’s Agenda May 3, 2018