During Partnership With: Noggle McCarthy Architects AIA, Inc

Location: 1201 North Park Avenue, Tuscon Arizona

Description: Complete renovation of University Heights Elementary School, a 20,500 square foot structure on the National Register of Historic Places, into an apartment building with 19 unique living units, courtyard swimming pool, indoor recreation, exercise, sauna, laundry, meeting and storage facilities. Also included in the project was construction of 80 new apartment units in two story buildings totaling 34,400 square feed, for a project total of 54,900 square feet. Unite aspects of the work included major site regrading, restoration of the existing building to meet current codes, coordination of design of old and new buildings, and close coordination with Owner and neighborhood association to resolve zoning and other issues.

Year Completed: 1986

Building Area and Project Type: 54,900 square feed Renovated/New 99 Unit Housing Development


  • Civil: Anderson Passarelli & Assoc.
  • Structural: Cannon & Associates
  • Mechanical: John H. O Hair, PE
  • Electrical: McGetrick & Associates
  • Landscape: Anderson Passarelli

Project Delivery Method: Conventional


  • Actual: $2,900,000.00
  • Budgeted: $2,900,000.00
  • Per square Foot: $52.82

Decker Land Developers, Inc.
7670 East Broadway
Tucson, AZ 85710