Below are notes from Diana Rhoades at the Ward 1 about a proposed student housing project that would be located at the Franklin Street Docks area (where the Day of the Dead parade ends). An informational meeting was held on Aug. 8th, 2012. The development would be for ~750 students and would incorporate the land around the Steinfeld building as well. There are several partners in…
Thanks to everyone who participated in the pruning workshop and subsequent pruning work around the neighborhood! Over 15 people participated in the workshop and pruning of tree in the garden and elsewhere.Also thanks to the large number of people trimming their own yard and right-of-way trees who signed up to have their trimmings turned into mulch to enhance soils in our neighborhood.
Come out and help prune Dunbar/Spring's street trees and mulch our water-harvesting basins and soils!Learn the ropes through this free pruning workshop and work party led by Brad Lancaster and Gary Wittwer of the City of Tucson. Keep trees healthy; learn about native, edible, and wildlife friendly plants, and water harvesting; provide mulch for healthy soils; all while…
We have a mural! Pima County Neighborhood Reinvestment Program funded several art projects in the Dunbar/Spring neighborhood including this mural, completed on April 29th, 2012. If you would like to see it go to the intersection of University Blvd. and 11th Ave.Thanks to everyone who helped paint as well as those who made the grant possible.
Dunbar/Spring's new water harvesting features are coming along nicely. Many new basins, curb cuts and holes, traffic circles, and chicanes are nearing completion. The City has also recently been working to take out the 'blinky lights' in preparation to put steady burn amber colored lights in their place.