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Preservationists are trying to save a University of Arizona chapel designed by Paolo Soleri

By Mark Brodie
Published: Tuesday, December 19, 2023 - 1:10pm
Updated: Tuesday, December 19, 2023 - 1:13pm

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Paolo Soleri
Arcosanti
Paolo Soleri

Preservationists are working to try and save a chapel on the University of Arizona campus that was designed by architect Paolo Soleri.

Soleri is the person behind Arcosanti and its trademark bells.

Bells at Arcosanti
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Bells at Arcosanti north of Phoenix.

The chapel is at the UA Cancer Center and has been designated by the Tucson Historic Preservation Foundation "one of the most endangered historic places in Arizona."

Dianna NaƱez with Arizona Luminaria has written about this and joined The Show now to talk about it.

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