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Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ
Photos courtesy Gorb70

 

Arizona State University was founded in 1885. Check out the look of some of the buildings on campus. 02-07

(Near right) This circular building is rather eye-catching from the street

(Near right) Another of the what appears to be historical buildings on campus

 

 

Scottish Rite Cathedral
Tucson, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

The Scottish Rite Cathedral of Tucson, AZ was built in 1915 and dedicated a year later. Mason organizations currently inhabit this building. The Scottish Rite Cathedral is also home to Tucson's oldest pipe organ. More info can be found at the Tucson Scottish Rite website. This building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. 02-07

 

 

Train Depot
Patagonia, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

The Train Depot in Patagonia, AZ was built in 1900 and served for 62 years. The depot now serves as a town hall. 03-07

 

 

Rialto Building
Tucson, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Opening in 1900 in downtown Tucson on Congress Avenue, the Rialto Building was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. 04-07

 

 

 

 

Consolidated Bank of Tucson Building
Tucson, AZ
Photo and info courtesy Gorb70

On the National Register of Historic Places and built in 1928-29, the Consolidated Bank of Tucson building was Tucson's first high-rise with 11 stories. Today it's home to Bank One. 04-07

 

 

Wells Fargo
Tucson, AZ
Photo courtesy Gorb70

Here's an old Wells Fargo bank building found in Tucson, AZ. 04-07

 

 

 

 

 

Johnny Gibson Barber Shop (Now Curley's)
Tucson, AZ
Photo and info courtesy Gorb70

Here's the former Johnny Gibson Barber Shop which was once owned by Tucson legendary Johnny Gibson. Gibson spent 52 years cutting hair after opening Johnny Gibson Barber Shop in 1949. Gibson still gives haircuts every Tuesday at the now renamed Curley's Downtown Barber Shop on 6th Avenue. 04-07

 

 

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