The University of Arizona

UA Downtown Open House

Join the UA College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, the UA Institute of the Environment, the UA College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University Libraries, and UA BookStores for a special monthly event coinciding with Tucson's Second Saturdays downtown. Learn how these partners are collaborating to create an urban laboratory for the development and evaluation of design and planning strategies, while helping to revitalize downtown Tucson.

Special October Guest: Lydia Otero, "Urban Renewal In Tucson" presentation, discussion and book signing

In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Lydia Otero, associate professor of Mexican American Studies at the University of Arizona, will host an informal presentation and discussion of the impact of urban renewal on Tucson's Mexican American community. She and her book, "La Calle: Spatial Conflicts and Urban Renewal in a Southwest City" (University of Arizona Press, 2010) will be available at the UA BookStore branch at UAD for purchase and signing throughout the evening.

October 13, 2012   6 p.m. - 9 p.m.



44 N. Stone Ave. University of Arizona Downtown
Tucson, AZ
United States

Contact Info & Links

College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Institute of the Environment, Libraries, BookStores
Contact Person: 
Mariana Vazquez-Maloney
Contact's Phone: 

Ongoing Events

Exhibit - 'Curtis Reframed: The Arizona Volumes'
Docent Guided and Self-Guided Tours at UAMA
Spring Recess
Museum Purchases Exhibit
Family Weekend
Consortium for North American Higher Education Collaboration Conference
Arizona Asian American Association's 20th Arizona Asian Festival
The Art of Planetary Science
Contemporary Photography from the Douglas Nielsen Collection
Intramural Sports Registration Opens - Season B
Intramural Sports Registration Opens - Season C
Intramural Sports Registration Opens - Season D
Southwest Indian Art Fair
Exhibit - 'The Wilderness Act: Arizonans Keeping It Wild for 50 Years'
Exhibit - 'Eva Struble: Produce'
Conference - Research Frontiers in Nutritional Sciences
Career Services Workshop - 'The Edge: Getting You Real-World Ready'
Chinese Culture Festival
Hepatitis C Clinic
'The Full Monty'
'A Little Night Music'
Symposium - 'Queer Migrations: Homeland Insecurities, Violence and Belonging'
'Lend Me a Tenor'
Exhibit - 'The Documented Border'
Fit to Print: That Hot New Writer? It’s You.
Future Food: Saving Seeds - How to Make a Delicious Difference
Laughing Skulls and Dancing Skeletons: Day of the Dead a Celebration of Life
In Search of the Sacred: The Art of Mexico’s Indigenous Mountain Cultures
Exhibit - 'Atrial Systole'
Phenology Days Celebration
Photo ID: Portraits By Native Youth
Regarding Curtis: Contemporary Indian Artists Respond to the Imagery of Edward S. Curtis
Writing Fiction That Sells
Effective and Engaged: Mindful Meditation to Strengthen Focus and Tame Stress