The Story neighborhood is one of Phoenix's first historic districts. Its 602 homes date from the late 1920s and span a variety of architectural styles, including Spanish Colonial Revival, English Tudor, Craftsman bungalows and transitional ranch. Homes are listed on both the federal and state registers of historic places. The neighborhood is bounded by McDowell Road, Roosevelt Street, Seventh Avenue and Grand Avenue. It is governed by the Story Preservation Association, a non-profit group consisting of Story residents. The association was started in 1984.
Neighbors enjoy proximity to downtown with Chase Field ballpark close by, as well as Symphony Hall and other cultural venues, restaurants and art galleries, and the abillity to hop on the light rail for trips to Tempe and Mesa.
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New Times editorial staff named FQ Story "Best Neighborhood" this year.
Choirs at Phoenix College Holiday Concert
Details on the News page
5 Mistakes of Historic Homeowners
Check out this blog for common mistakes made by historic homeowners in rehabbing their houses: http://thecraftsmanblog.com/5-worst-mistakes-of-historic-homeowners-part-1-windows/
Proposed Entry Monuments
Agenda for the next SPA meeting
Recent SPA Minutes
Download a copy (pdf) of the minutes of recent Steering Committee meetings
Visual Award Winners Past and Present
We have added a gallery of photos of Visual Award winners - Past
and Present. Check it out.
1940 Census Info
Neighbor Matt Hinrichs has done some reserch using the 1940 census records. You can access his blog at http://www.scrubbles.net/2012/06/16/a-peek-into-1940/
for more information.
- Check traffic from the ADOT traffic cameras in the tunnel and beyond
- State Historic Preservation Office
- Find City building permit info on the web
- Take a bite out of crime
- Property ID forms available from the City
- Register your pet with the PetPal
- Remove a pet you no longer have
- What to do with lost or found pets
- Next uncontained trash pick-up
- Contractor Survey