In 1903, Louise Foucar named the new apartments for the beautiful mountains that seemed so close, since there was hardly a building between the two "Santa Catalinas."
Building these apartments was quite a business accomplishment for the quiet and determined teacher from Boston. She was making money in order to finance her philanthropic and charitable endeavors. She was building a neighborhood.
The Tucson Citizen reported their progress, August 10: "The brickwork on the Foucar cottages near the University will be commenced tomorrow." September 10: "The Foucar cottages near the University are in a well advanced condition." October 17: "FOR RENT-- Newly furnished rooms: Single and in suites for light housekeeping. Cottages, University Heights (At this time University Heights was a general name for the area.)