A north-south road that runs through much of Tucson’s north side pays quiet tribute to the area’s rich dairy farming history.
Streets in a subdivision on Tucson’s far east side remember several people who served under President Abraham Lincoln, including Andrew Johnson, who would become the nation’s 17th president.
Wrightstown, now an east-side road, once was an actual town.
The man who helped build one of Tucson’s most significant institutions, Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, is honored with a street named after him on the base.
The street named after Solomon Warner may be small, but his impact on Tucson was large.
A south-side Tucson street name bears the alias of outlaw Billy the Kid.
In 1929, John and Helen Murphey built a Spanish colonial-style ranch they called Hacienda del Sol. It opened as a private boarding school for girls.
McCormick Street, which is downtown just north of the Tucson Police Station, honors Arizona’s second territorial governor.
Ina Road (which should be pronounced Eena) is named in honor of the woman who homesteaded the area and was the first director of physical education for women at the University of Arizona.
Born in what's now Croatia, A.V. Grossetta moved to Tucson in 1880. He is pictured with his wife, Bessie, and son Warren.
In 1903, the city of Tucson paid homage to a prominent local businessman, A.V. Grossetta.
The old airport just off West Prince Road had a control tower and terminal. Just before the airport closed, it was known as Freeway Airport.
Runway Drive, as the name suggests, was a runway at the old Gilpin Airport.