This is the front door of the Arizona Historical Society Museum near the University of Arizona campus. What makes it notable is that the facade is from St. Augustine’s Cathedral, built in the mid 1800’s and ending its days ignominiously as a garage before being demolished.. This is the original central facade rescued from that building.

St. Augustine is one of Tucson’s patron saints. I will put up a photo of the newest version of St. Augustine’s Cathedral sometime soon.



Filed under architecture, church, History of the Soutwest

2 responses to “Facade

  1. A good shot of a powerful and imposing portal. Doors like this say so much about a building.

  2. Hi Dave. I really appreciate your visits and what you say. Thanks :-)

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