Rio Nuevo is working with stakeholders, including Project for Public Spaces, on shaping the vision for the future of the Sunshine Mile located on Broadway Blvd between Euclid and Country Club. Improvements will strengthen the area, bring the community together and bring new life to the gateway into downtown Tucson. Public forums and focus groups have been held to ensure that the community is involved in the process and can help shape that vision.

Rio Nuevo will acquire 39 unique properties that include Solot Plaza, “Donut Hole” Lot and the Bungalow Block and is currently working on creating an overlay zone for the Sunshine Mile. An overlay zone will provide more opportunities for future development, historic preservation and overall increase the possibilities to create unique, inviting and activated space for the community.

The City of Tucson will begin construction on the Broadway widening in late 2019 that will include bike lanes, sidewalk improvements, landscaping and more.

Learn about preserving historic places along the Sunshine Mile by visiting Preserve Tucson.

What is placemaking and how is Rio Nuevo creating Sunshine Mile as a destination? Learn more about our efforts and the timeline, as of May 2019- Placemaking and Overlay Zone in the Sunshine Mile.

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Related Documents


April 15, 2019
Request for Statements of Qualifications for Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR)
September 17, 2018
Addendum #2- Bungalow Block
September 17, 2018
Addendum #2- Donut Hole Block
September 17, 2018
Addendum #2- Solot Block
September 11, 2018
Rio Nuevo Sunshine Mile RFQ Recording of Submittals
August 9, 2018
Addendum- Bungalo Block
August 9, 2018
Addendum- Solot Block
August 9, 2018
Addendum- Donut Hole Block
July 10, 2018
Sunshine Mile Solot Block RFQ for Design
July 10, 2018
Sunshine Mile Donut Hole Block RFQ for Design
July 10, 2018
Sunshine Mile Bungalow Block RFQ for Design
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