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Regional variations of Spanish Revival design are common; this Tucson example known as the Owl Club not only features the sort of Churrigueresque frontispiece popularized by the Panama-California Exposition, but also includes a whole brace of the prominent, trumpet-shaped water spouts peculiar to the Southwest.  Because adobe is not fired but simply dried in the sun, it remains highly susceptible to moisture; hence, oversized water spouts such as these have traditionally been used in the Sonoran Desert region  to ensure that rainwater is thrown clear of the wall surfaces.  The Owl Club, which dates from the mid Twenties, was originally a social club for bachelors; it has since been renovated into professional offices.