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Arcadia

Category: Neighborhood/Residence

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Modern Phoenix Neighborhoods

Large lush lots, 50s ranch homes (many designed by the Schreiber brothers) and an alarming number of teardowns characterize this classic upscale community in Phoenix.

Winner 2008 Most Desirable Neighborhood
Runner-up 2008 Most Beautiful Neighborhood

Our readers say:
"Arcadia should have been a great Mid-Century resource of Modern homes, interspersed with what was a nationally significant collection of of California Ranches. Unfortunately, the remodeling, updating and McMansionization of Arcadia has caused irreparable damage to the historic character and context, and a loss of integrity that fully compromises the significance of the resource from a historic preservation standpoint. Anything, WE do now is too little, too late, especially north of Lafayette Blvd. We must do a historical significance survey before the survivors are trashed."