The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona, in Tucson, AZ, is an important part of the city. It provides many jobs as well as advanced education for many of its citizens. The U of A Wildcats spots teams provide entertainment for many in the city and across the country as well. These are some photos of the campus, focusing on much of the interesting architecture that can be seen there.

Old Main

1 Old Main is the original building that housed the entire university when it opened its doors on October 1, 1891.

Lamp post

2 An A-10 flies overhead in this photo of a lamp post near Old Main. A-10s are a common site as the campus is in the flight path of Davis-Monthan Air Force Base where the planes are stationed.

Chairs on campus

3 Four empty chairs sit around a table outside of the Student Union at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Meinel building

4 The Meinel Optical Sciences building was named after a pioneer in optics, Dr. Aiden Meinel. Dr. Meinel was also the first director of Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, AZ.

Shadows

5 Shadows play along a stairway at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Student on bench

6 A student studies on a bench near Old Main on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Construction

7 Construction projects are a common site on the campus of the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Cubism 1

8 The lines of these buildings on the campus of the University of Arizona give this image an abstract feel.

Cubism 2

9 The lines of these buildings on the campus of the University of Arizona give this image an abstract feel.

Cubism 3

10 The lines of these buildings on the campus of the University of Arizona give this image an abstract feel.

Fire Hydrant

11 A fire hydrant casts a shadow on the mall of the University of Arizona in Tucson.

  • July 10th, 2009
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