Oxen are used to haul stones during construction of the Washington Monument, 1854. Lack of money and political dissension held up the work until 1876. (AP Photo)
The capstone of the Washington Monument is set by workmen, 1884. (AP Photo)
Workers set the capstone on top of the Washington Monument, Dec. 6, 1884. Engineer Gen. Thomas L. Casey, in derby hat, oversees the work. (AP Photo)
Tucson Electric Power Co. recognized seven organizations and local sustainable- homebuilding pioneer John Wesley Miller on Wednesday for their support of energy-efficiency goals.
Basis Schools is expanding its early-elementary school education program to Oro Valley.
A longtime Tucson metal-roofing contractor is marking its 20th anniversary in a new building.
See a penny, pick it up and all the day you'll have good luck. Unless that penny is lying tails up. Then it's bad luck to grab it.
We want density and infill development in the Tucson area — all the plans, visions and town halls say so.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING PROGRAM — This house donated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development will provide a home for a low-income family.
Formidable concrete walls took shape under the toiling hands of workers from communist East Germany at the seven crossing points between East and West Berlin on Dec. 4, 1961. The new walls were some seven-foot high and five-foot thick. Only small passages for traffic were left open by the co…
The building on East Sixth Street is designed to resemble a slot canyon. It will house the UA's Institute of the Environment.
Bulldozers are clearing a parking lot on East Sixth Street to prepare for the long-awaited construction of a new home for the environmental sciences at the University of Arizona - a resource-efficient building designed to resemble a slot canyon.
Enoteca Pizzeria and Wine Bar faced more competition from downtown restaurants in recent years. Owner Rick Sabbagh also blames streetcar construction for a steep dropoff in customers. The restaurant, at 58 W. Congress St., opened in 2004 but had changed hands since then.
A once-popular downtown restaurant has closed its doors.
An eroding pipeline that carries more than 10 million gallons of raw sewage per day from Nogales, Sonora, to Arizona is a catastrophe waiting to happen especially as the monsoon season approaches, officials said.
A bypass is necessary to capture sewage in the Nogales Wash to facilitate repairs at the border with Mexico
Leroy Day and his wife, Jeanne Mayer, both firefighters with the Mount Lemmon Fire Department, rebuild their home in 2004 after the Aspen Fire. In the background is their neighbor's home. Many homes along North Ajo in Summerhaven were destroyed by the Aspen Fire.
PHOENIX - Rebuffing the concerns of mayors from around the state about lost revenues, a Senate panel voted Wednesday to sharply revamp how sales taxes are assessed and collected.
City employees work in the rain to install rails for the new modern streetcar along South Granada Avenue, which lies just west of the Tucson Convention Center. As of Thursday, Granada had only one lane of traffic in each direction.
This is the scene on South Granada Avenue as it approaches an underpass at Interstate 10. The road is a key artery for visitors to gem shows along the frontage road and the convention center.