Looking at homes for sale in phoenix historic districts? Here's A quick overview of these neighborhoods
The City of Phoenix evolved around the prospects of water availability. The once fertile land surrounding the Salt River was the catalyst of citrus and cotton farming in the early years of Phoenix. Downtown Phoenix served as the business and commerce center with rail lines right close by. Beginning in the 1920’s, as more businesses converged to compliment Phoenix’s agricultural trade, the need for residential housing was increasing. Farm owners found more profit in subdividing their land for residential plot than that in farming. The neighborhoods that started sprouting up around the downtown area were the beginnings of mainstream residential homes sites and subdivisions; as well as, what we now refer to as Phoenix Historic Districts. The City of Phoenix holds policies and ordinances to protect and preserve properties and districts that have significant historical importance such as these. Phoenix has just over 30 historic districts, some big with over 100 homes sites and some small with only a dozen homes sites. Homes for sale in Phoenix Historic Districts include bungalow, victorian, mission, santa fe, tudor, adobe, revival, french provincial, among others. Buyer’s that typically purchase homes for sale in Phoenix Historic Districts include up and coming young professionals working in or near the down town area; as well as, small progressive families that appreciate the charm, character and history that oozes from homes in Phoenix historic districts.