MacArthur Building, Tucson

MacArthur Building, Tucson

MacArthur Building is a triangular-shaped building in the city of Tucson. It was built in 1907-1908, was originally known as the Heidel Hotel and d was remodeled into the MacArthur Hotel in 1944. The hotel included a restaurant, saloon and barbershop and was built to serve passengers arriving via the Southern Pacific Railroad Depot. The hotel closed in 1979 and was renovated for office use in 1985.

The design of the structure is peculiar, as it can look like a flat building, depending on the angle. The architects of MacArthur Building were Holmes and Holmes. The building has been the city's landmark for over 100 years. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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MacArthur Building on Map

Sight Name: MacArthur Building
Sight Location: Tucson, USA (See walking tours in Tucson)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Tucson, Arizona

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