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 ability to hop on the light rail for trips to Tempe and Mesa.
Agenda for the next SPA meeting
December Treasurer's Report Now Available
State Fair Traffic Enforcement
With the state fair about to start, the police will be stepping up their patrols of our neighborhood. And while this is a good thing, generally, there is a downside. The police might be inclined to enforce more vigorously, as I found last year when I was ticketed for parking in the wrong direction in front of my house.
Yes, it is against city code to park against the direction of traffic. And although this happens on a daily basis with no repercussions, law enforcement appears to be much more vigilant during the fair. So to avoid a $50 ticket, if you're parking in the street, no matter for how brief a time, park in the direction of traffic.
Recent SPA Minutes
Download a copy 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.
- 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
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