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blu house
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Copyright: Franco Degani (degani) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 168 W: 0 N: 242] (2673)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-08-22
Categories: Architecture
Camera: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-LX2
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/80 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-11-13 1:52
Viewed: 1269
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Tucson's early neighborhoods (some of which are covered by the Tucson Convention Center) include El Presidio; Barrio Histórico; Armory Park,directly south of downtown; Barrio Anita, named for an early settler; Barrio Tiburón (in the present Fourth Avenue arts district), designated in territorial times as a "red light" district; El Jardín, named for an early recreational site, Levin's Gardens; and El Hoyo, named for a lake that was part of the gardens. Up until the building of the Tucson Convention Center (or TCC), El Hoyo (Spanish for pit or hole) referred to this part of the city, which was inhabited mainly by Mexican-American citizens and immigrants from Mexico. Other historical neighborhoods include the University neighborhood west of the University of Arizona, Iron Horse and Pie Allen neighborhoods just east of downtown, Sam Hughes neighborhood (named after an instigator-hero of the Camp Grant Massacre), located east of the University of Arizona, and Menlo Park, situated adjacent to Sentinel Peak.


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Ciao Franco! Beautiful doors and windows and lamps! Beautiful minimalistic composition. Original capture. Regards!

Wow Franco! Amazing place. Very nice colors. Nice take. Cheers!

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