Tucson in Pima County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
El Conquistador Water Tower
Constructed in 1928, the tower is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and has been designated as a Tucson Landmark.
The tower's Spanish colonial revival sheathing was designed by Tucson architect Roy Place and added in 1932.
In 1994, the tower was restored by the City of Tucson and the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission with the assistance of the Arizona Heritage Fund.
Erected by Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
Location. 32° 13.237′ N, 110° 55.15′ W. Marker is in Tucson, Arizona, in Pima County. Marker is on East Broadway Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. The water tower is in a parking lot for an apartment complex and is not easy to get up close to. The best viewing is from the Bank of America parking lot at 3480 East Broadway Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tucson AZ 85719, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies Epes Randolph (approx. 0.4 miles away); Villa Catalina (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bicentennial Moon Tree (approx. 1.8 miles away); Cattle Tank (approx. 2 miles away); Does This Garden Seem Lush and Cool? (approx. 2 miles away); Who Lived Here? (approx. 2 miles away); USS Arizona Mall Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); U.S.S. Arizona 1916 - Wilber L. "Bill" Bower U of A Outstanding Achievement Awards (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tucson.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 8, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,996 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 8, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.