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[photo] La Casa Cordova
Photo courtesy of David Burckhalter

La Casa Cordova, now a part of the Tucson Museum of Art, may be the oldest surviving building in Tucson. The one-story adobe house is of typical Mexican town house design with a flat roof, central brick courtyard and doors opening directly on to the street. Possibly built as early as 1848, La Casa Cordova dates from the city's Mexican period and is Tucson's oldest residence.

La Casa Cordova is located at 140 N. Main Ave., in the El Presidio Historic District, Tucson, Arizona, and is operated by the Tucson Museum of Art. Open 10:00am to 4:00pm (Tuesday-Saturday); 12:00pm to 4:00pm (Sunday); closed holidays; free with with admission to the museum. Call 520-624-2333 or visit the museum's website for further information.



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