Homes replace former school site on Tucson’s east side

Construction at Schoolyard
Construction at Schoolyard. Fifty-six home are going up at the former site of east-side Wrightstown Elementary School, which was closed by TUSD in 2010.  Residences start at $229,000.

Homes are on the rise at the site of the former Wrightstown Elementary School, on Wrightstown Road and Avenida Ricardo Small.

Developed by local builder Pepper Viner Homes, The Schoolyard community will have 56 single and two-story homes and a pocket park.

The homes will be 1,400 to 2,100 square feet, with six floor plans in three- and four-bedroom models. Prices start at about $229,900.

Last year, the Tucson City Council last year rezoned the east-side property for residential use. Tucson Unified School District closed Wrightstown Elementary in 2010.
Arizona Daily Star