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.