Monday, March 1, 2021

Hoffman Mini Park

In case you're new to Tucson, it's divided into neighborhoods — each with its own neighborhood association. Some of them are more active than others. The Rosemont West Neighborhood Association has a pocket park:
David Aber found it on November 30, 2020. It's in one of those unique Tucson areas with streets that meet in, um, unusual ways. He sent this helpful map:
The parklet is on 1/10 acre. Its amenities include a Little Free Library, a bench with shade, a flagpole, and a neighborhood association bulletin board.

LOCATION: 10 blocks southwest of Broadway & Rosemont

HOURS: Sunrise to sunset

PARKING: Street parking

Monday, February 1, 2021

La Capilla Neighborhood Garden

This little spot is two blocks west of 6th Avenue, just off the El Paso & Southern Greenway (a bike/pedestrian path that's under construction; click there for the plan), in the city of South Tucson. As this Google Street View photo shows, there are a couple of benches:

There's a closeup of the mural in tomorrow's entry, La Capilla Neighborhood Garden, on the Tucson Murals Project blog. (The link won't work until tomorrow, February 2.)

LOCATION: Three blocks west of 6th Avenue on 34th Street

PARKING: Street parking

HOURS: Irregular. The gate was locked both times I stopped by.