Monthly Archives: February 2018

Coronado Historic Neighborhood In Central Phoenix Booming

COMING SOON: 1409 E HOOVER AVENUE, PHOENIX, AZ 85006 IN THE WONDERFUL CORONADO HISTORIC NEIGHBORHOOD

The Coronado Historic Neighborhood In Phoenix Booming! It’s one of the most coveted neighborhoods in all of Central and Downtown Phoenix Historic Districts.

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This FANTASTIC 1947 Mid-Century Transitional Ranch home just kisses the outer border of Coronado historic district in a prime location with superior curb appeal! This 1,450 SF classic 3 bedroom, 1.75 bath home PLUS a 240 square foot detached studio/workshop was literally gutted down to the studs and rebuilt & remodeled from the inside out! All new wiring IN the walls, new electrical panel, new copper plumbing, new period thermo paned windows, new drywall, new flooring, new ductwork, new kitchen, new bathrooms, master bedroom walk-in closet, new roof, new flooring, new stucco exterior, new paint, new 12-foot sliding solar clicker RV gate & solar attic fan. You should see all the amazing new construction and rehabs happening on this street alone, let alone the entire Coronado neighborhood!

The all new kitchen with Emerald Pearl granite counter tops, antique white cabinets with white, subway tile back-splash, ALL NEW high-end stainless steel Whirlpool Gold/Maytag appliances (range hood, dishwasher & fridge) and a Frigidaire Gallery 5-burner, dual oven with convection oven are a cooks dream.

The custom, glass French doors with additional side French windows brings in natural light and opens up to a very large backyard with professionally done gorgeous desert landscaping with a perfect grass combo.

Some additional features include the sliding solar clicker RV gate which is ready for two 110 Volt auxiliary hook-ups; 3 220-Volt outlets throughout property including the studio, new gas hot water heater, and SO much more.

This home has been gently lived in and impeccably maintained. All work done by licensed, bonded & insured contractors.

More details & professional photos coming soon!

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Coronado Historically Modern Home Tour is February 25th, 2018

Coronado Historically Modern Home Tour In Phoenix, AZ is Sunday, February 25th, 2018 at Coronado Park – 1717 N 12th Street, Phoenix 85006

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The Coronado Neighborhood Association welcomes you to the “Coronado Historically Modern Tour.” Once again, we will gather at Coronado Park to enjoy food, music, a lively street fair and homes open to tour.

The Coronado Neighborhood Association welcomes you to the 2018 Coronado Home Tour. Once again, we will gather at Coronado Park and enjoy food surrounded by music, a lively street fair and historically modern homes open to tour.

Visit historical homes in Revival, Norman and Bungalow styles in the Coronado Historic District near downtown Phoenix in this tour’s 31st year. A street fair featuring local vendors, food trucks, bicycles and classic cars is part of the celebration. 

The District PHX Street Fair and entertainment stage at Coronado Park are FREE for all to enjoy!

This year’s tour will highlight both homes with a preserved history and ones that are fully renovated. Coronado is home to many types of architecture including Craftsman and and California Bungalows, Spanish and Pueblo Revival, Tudor style homes and Early / Transitional Ranch style homes, among others. 

VEHICLE PARKING: Coronado is a residential neighborhood, so you may park in front of any home throughout the area and walk to Coronado Park (two blocks north of McDowell Rd. between 12th and 13th Streets). Please be courteous of residents and do not block driveways.

BIKE PARKING: We encourage you to ride your bike to the event. There will be several bike racks available at Coronado Park and one in front of each location on the tour so you can lock your bike up. Please make sure to pick up your bike by 4pm.

Details: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25. Coronado Park, 1717 N. 12th St., Phoenix. $15 online until Feb. 24, $20 day of; free for children under 18. thecoronadoneighborhood.com.

10 AM – 4 PM Coronado Home Tour
10 AM – 4 PM “The District PHX” Street Fair
11 AM – 3 PM Free entertainment stage

50+ local vendors, food trucks and live entertainment

Ticket Information

Adults – $20 Day of (advance tickets available for $15 until February 24th, 2018) Kids (under 18) – FREE

Pick up your wrist band (your pass to the homes on tour) and Tour Guide at the ticket booth in Coronado Park.

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A Neighborhood That’s a True Community.

Located in Midtown Phoenix, the Coronado neighborhood (often referred to as Greater Coronado) covers over 1-3/4 square miles (just under 1200 acres) and includes around 4,000 households. Three historic districts – Brentwood, Coronado and Country Club Park – make up much of the neighborhood. Hundreds of small businesses thrive on the neighborhood’s periphery.

The western side of Coronado was constructed largely between 1920 and 1930 and reflects the California Bungalow and Spanish Colonial Revival building styles; the northern side is predominantly ranch styles common of the 1940’s. Throughout the neighborhood you will find the occasional contemporary infill home. Much of our neighborhood falls within the Phoenix Historic Preservation zoning guidelines.

The Coronado neighborhood is centrally located and has direct access to major freeways, is within close proximity of the Phoenix downtown & Central Corridor, the “arts district”, the light rail line, and three major hospitals.

The Coronado Neighborhood Association, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit was established in May 1985 and has been serving the neighborhood for over 30 years.

If you are interested in a free consultation to see if buying a Phoenix home is a better option for you, please call or email me today. You may be surprised at what you learn. I have access to programs that offer down-payment assistance with money you do not have to pay back. 

Whether you’re buying or selling a home in Central or Downtown Phoenix, or just have some questions about anything at all in or about any one of the historic districts in Phoenix, I’d be very happy to help you! Just call or email me anytime.

Willo Historic Neighborhood In Phoenix Hosts 30th Anniversary Home Tour

Willo Historic Neighborhood, one of Downtown Phoenix’s first historic suburbs, will host its home tour and street fair on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018.

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An Example of an English Tudor In Willo Historic District

The tour invites visitors to explore a variety of architectural home styles, including Tudor, Spanish Revival, Bungalow and Ranch, constructed from the 1920’s through the 1940’s.

The street fair at the event will offer handcrafted goods, unusual gift ideas, jewelry, antiques and local artwork. There will also be food vendors, a beer garden and music, including a dueling piano bar.

“Willo Home tour offers the community a chance to see a historic part of Phoenix,” Tour Chairman Don Vallejo said. “It will also give people a chance to see the renovations and what the future holds for the city.”

To make the 30th anniversary tour special, Willo partnered with The District PHX, a real estate company that has helped put on other local home tours in the past.

Willo is one of the coolest historic neighborhoods in the city,” said Brett Borinstein, The District PHX community relations manager. “The pride of the home owners is obvious, and we’re excited to work with them.

The fair opens at 9:00 a.m. and the tour starts an hour later.

Parking is available at the parking garage located at 1st Avenue and Holly. Guests are also welcome to park in any available location within the neighborhood. Trolleys will be continually running throughout the day.

“This is our first year working with Willo,” Borinstein said. “But I know they’re expecting their biggest and best one yet.”

If you go

What: 30th Anniversary Willo Home Tour

When: Sunday, Feb. 11. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Street fair opens at 9 a.m.

Tickets: $18 Advance tickets and information on the Feb 10 Twilight Tour and Willo Affair can be found here.

Whether you’re buying or selling a home in Central or Downtown Phoenix, or just have some questions about anything at all in or about any one of the historic districts in Phoenix, I’d be very happy to help you! Just call or email me anytime.