Historical Street Names in Tucson

See Early Historic Streets (PDF) prepared by City of Tucson Historic Preservation Office, 2012, for a detailed list, with images, of downtown Tucson streets from 1775-1940.

In April of 1926, the Tucson City Council met and changed the name of several streets in Tucson. This table shows the historic street names and their current names.

Historic Name (before 1926) Present Name (in 2008)
"A" Avenue Euclid
"B" Avenue Tyndall Avenue
"C" Avenue Park Avenue
"F" Avenue Highland Avenue
"G" Avenue Curtis Avenue
"H" Avenue Vine Avenue
"J" Avenue Warren Avenue
"K" Avenue Maple Street, Sycamore Street, Martin Avenue
"L" Avenue Campbell Avenue
Bonita Street Lee Street
Catalina and "D" Avenues Fremont Avenue
Center Street Mountain Avenue
Cherry Street Cherry Avenue
Douglas Avenue and Walnut Street Cherry Avenue
East Avenue and "E" Avenue Santa Rita Avenue
First Street, running southeasterly from Park Avenue Factory Avenue
Jackson Avenue Norton Avenue
Palomas Street Adams Street
Rincon Road East Second Street
Verde Street Elm Street
Vermont Avenue Norris Avenue
Witt Street East 24th Street


"Names of 27 Streets Changed by City Dads." Arizona Daily Star. April 23, 1926. Page 1.

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