Sam Hughes Neighborhood Is A Tucson Historical District
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Sam Hughes Neighborhood is a Historical District named after Sam Hughes, a Welsh immigrant who came to the US in 1837 at the age of eight.
Hughes was a man of vision. In early 1870’s he helped incorporate the City of Tucson. He served on the first Tucson City Council. In 1871 Hughes helped establish a public education system in the Territory of Arizona.
Sam Hughes is located adjacent to the University of Arizona. The community provides its residents the convenience of being able to walk to the University while maintaining the feel of living in “Historic Tucson”. Homes in the area are “vintage”, but many have been lovingly attended to and modernized on the inside.
This Tucson neighborhood is designated as a City of Tucson Historic District. As a historical district residents are required to maintain a homes architecture if remodeling. The good news is that a historical district is entitled to reduced property taxes.
Sam Hughes is a very popular location for students attending the University of Arizona. Students, young families, empty nesters, working professionals, University professors and retirees live in the neighborhood. The area offers a strong sense of community and is within walking distance to shopping, restaurants, social activities and the University of Arizona.
Sam Hughes homes are generally smaller with little “curb appeal”. However, once inside you will be struck with the workmen ship and unique floor plans. Sam Hughes residents treasure their lifestyle.
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