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East Alvarado: The Ultimate Guide

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East Alvarado is one of the smallest historic neighborhoods in Phoenix. Built from 1937 to 1942, these 30 homes stretch only one block. The average home in this area has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, which range from a cozy 900 square feet up to an abundant 3,500 square feet. When the Federal Housing Administration began to require more uniform house designs, Ranch architecture became the predominant style of home here. However, you can find several period revivals that were popular at the time, including Tudor Revivals and Spanish Colonial Revivals. Apartments are also available in this neighborhood as well. Scroll down to see historic homes for sale in the East Alvarado, Phoenix area below.

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East Alvarado Historic Neighborhood

Years Built

Homes were built from 1937 - 1942


30 Historic Homes & Apartments


Ranch Variations, Spanish Colonial Revival, English Tudor Revival


Homes on average are 3 bedroom and 2 bathrooms, with 900-3,500 square feet.


Home median price is $520,000. The closed sales prices range from $415,000-$551,000

What You'll Love

French doors, hardwood floors, original built ins, & wood trim.

Life in East Alvarado

There are many new and established families who reside in East Alvarado. The neighborhood is within walking distance to Central Avenue and the light rail. With it’s Midtown Phoenix location, you can easily pop downtown for a show, check out a midtown park or head up to the shops on Indian School Road. East Alvarado’s convenient location gives you access to every lifestyle.

Where is East Alvarado located?

East Alvarado is located in the midtown Phoenix area. Surrounded by top restaurants, shopping, light rail stations,  only minutes from downtown, Central Arts District, Camelback, Biltmore, Arcadia, and all major freeways.

East Alvarado Neighborhood

Parks near East Alvarado

These are the parks in or near by the East Alvarado neighborhood:

  • Monterey Park
  • Margaret T Hance Park
  • Coronado Park
  • Encanto Park
  • Virgina Park
  • Country Club Oval
  • Steel Indian School Park
  • Edison Park
  • Eastlake Park
  • Phoenix Country Club

Schools in East Alvarado

These are the schools zoned for the Brentwood neighborhood:

Architecture in East Alvarado

East Alvarado has unique styles of Ranch homes, including some with Monterey-influenced and French Provincial architecture. This small block also includes Tudor Revivals and Spanish Colonial Revivals, along with more modern homes. While some houses are larger in size, there are also smaller, more affordable homes for sale in this area of Phoenix.

East Alvarado Featured Listings

View real estate listings in East Alvarado to find some of the most conveniently located historic houses for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

East Alvarado Market Report

We want to ensure that you have all the information needed to make the best decisions when it comes to your home goals. Check out the most recent Brentwood real estate market.

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Vanessa Clayton

Hey Central Phoenix, I’m Vanessa! I’m passionate about serving the Central Phoenix community, and look forward to introducing you to all the best neighborhoods, architecture, events, restaurants, and activities in and around town. With my 25 years in marketing, sales, coaching and real estate you won't find a more caring, dedicated, and qualified professional to serve your every need. I have worked with celebrities, public figures and families around the world. And will work for you like family! When I’m not filming, writing, marketing, and selling real estate, I enjoy spending my time dancing, cooking, baking, doing yoga and walking in and around Central Phoenix with my amazing partner, David, and our beautiful daughter, Luna.
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