Tucson, AZ, Downtown Urban Design Reference Manual

August 2008

By: City of Tucson

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Urban Heat Resilience

This guide includes strategies to help reduce or moderate the effects of urban heat islands in Tucson, Arizona. It recommends the provision of open spaces and greening solutions, such as urban parks, green roofs, and shade solutions.

Tucson, AZ

2010 Population: 520,116

2010 Population Density: 2,294.20/square mile