Teatro Carmen mentioned in “New York Times: 52 best places to travel 2023 / Tucson!”


Teatro Carmen was mentioned in New York Times article about the 52 places to travel in 2023. Tucson was highlighted and we were included!

Barrio Viejo, an area of more than 150 blocks in Tucson, is the largest barrio in the United States and exemplifies Tucson’s connection to Mexico, with centuries-old Sonoran adobe architecture.

This year, the neighborhood, which has one of the most diverse racial, cultural, religious and ethnic populations in the country, will receive National Historic Landmark Designation. Revival projects include the restoration of the 300-seat Teatro Carmen, built in 1915 and later converted into the Black Elks Club, and female-owned boutique hotels, like the Citizen in the former home of the Tucson Citizen newspaper and the Downtown Clifton in a once-faced motel…. more at NYTimes