Phoenix Arizona has Historic homes and preserved historic districts which have homes available for sale. These districts and residential properties are usually identified by the Phoenix Historic Preservation Office (HPO), which works closely with the Historic Preservation Commission.
Most of these historic homes in the city of Phoenix can be found east of the Interstate 17 (I-17) and west of the State Route 51 (SR 51) and north of Van Buren Street and south of Bethany Home Road. See image at the bottom of the post.
Historic Homes and Subdivisions in Phoenix AZ
Most of the historic homes found in the city of Phoenix, AZ were built in the early 1900s.
They vary from 1 bedroom homes to 5 bedroom or sometimes more homes.
Most of these subdivisions with historic homes in Phoenix have no HOA.
Mature trees including Palm trees line the streets of these subdivisions which are great views when sitting on the front porches of these historic homes.
Features of Historic Homes in Phoenix AZ
It’s just amazing to see most of the features and characteristics of 1950s era in these homes.
Stained wood panelled walls and old historic vents as well as woodwork and cabinetry are among some of the features you can find in these historic homes.
Some of these homes still have the original flooring and roof styles that are continuously been maintained.
Some of the features of these homes even though present cannot be used because of new building codes but they are maintained and still kept in these historic homes.
Residents in these historic districts and buildings can get assistance from the City of Phoenix HPO to be able to restore and rehabilitate these buildings in a very sensitive manner to preserve it.
If you have a property in the Phoenix and want to find out more about how to get a grant to restore your historic home in Phoenix, AZ contact the City of Phoenix Historic Preservation Office.