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Tucson’s historic Feldman District is located just minutes away from the University of Arizona, home of the Arizona Wildcats. According to Walkscore.com, Feldman ranks as the 26th most walkable neighborhood in Tucson, with a “somewhat walkable” average of 68. While many residents ride bikes in the Feldman neighborhood, college students are often out walking as well.
Feldman is an older neighborhood in Tucson, established in the early 1900s and nominated as an historic district in 1989. While many homes look like beach cottages or bungalows, other homes clearly reflect Spanish colonialism. Deep, narrow yards with small retaining walls and front porches on the houses provide a quaint, neighborly atmosphere.
Landscaping in Feldman Historic District is largely informal, consisting of multiple varieties of cacti, desert trees, and textured shrubs. Decorative rock retaining walls accent the landscape, as do earth toned sands and rocky walking paths.
Attractions in Feldman’s Historic District include western-themed family fun at Old Tucson Studios and the Gunfight at the OK Corral. Activities include riding horses, touring mines, shopping, and dining. More modern attractions like merry-go-rounds, train rides, and shooting galleries are also offered.
Other Tucson attractions near the Feldman District include exploration at the Colossal Cave Mountain Park, home to amazing natural rock formations and phenomenal wildlife.
Feldman Historical District used to be referred to as “Lung Hill,” a reference made popular because there were four tuberculosis sanatoriums located there. These structures are now used for other purposes, mainly as retirement communities and hospitals.