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F.Q. Story: The Ultimate Guide

F.Q. Story Historic District
F.Q. Story has a true storybook feel. It is one of the most popular historic districts near the downtown and midtown areas. With a wide range of architectural styles, it has an eclectic charm. The sidewalks are wide and lined with trees and plants. Residents take great care and pride in their homes, and it shows. Francis Quarles Story, the neighborhood’s founder and namesake, was a wool merchant turned land developer who helped expand development of the Salt River Valley. He was involved in designing the Grand Avenue thoroughfare and streetcar line. He also created the advertising campaign that made the Sunkist Orange famous. F.Q. Story was built from 1924 to 1927, during the roaring twenties, and 364 homes were constructed. Many more homes exist in the area today and most range from 1,300-1,600 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 1-2 bathrooms. These homes have beautiful features and unique characteristics that you’ll love. Below you will find luxury and historic homes for sale in the F.Q. Story neighborhood.

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F.Q. Story Historic Neighborhood

Years Built

Homes were built from 1924 - 1927


364 Historic Homes


Bungalow, Tudor Revival, and Spanish Pueblo Revival


Homes on average are 3 bedroom and 1-2 bathrooms, with 1,300-1,600 square feet.


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

What You'll Love

Beautiful gardens, ornate metalwork, detached garages, porte cocheres.

Life in F.Q. Story

In the F.Q. Story Historic District, you get the best of both Downtown & Midtown Phoenix. You can walk to Grand Avenue Arts District and all of the downtown amenities, and you are minutes away from all midtown luxuries.

Where is F.Q. Story located?

F.Q. Story is located in the downtown & midtown Phoenix. Sandwiching the I-10 with quick access to the Grand Ave Arts District & Encanto park areas. Surrounded by top cafes, restaurants, arts, minutes from the heart of downtown, uptown, Biltmore & Arcadia, and all major freeways.

F.Q. Story Neighborhood

Parks near F.Q. Story

These are the parks in or near by the F.Q. Story neighborhood:

  • Margaret T Hance Park
  • Encanto Park
  • Hu-O-Te Mini Park
  • University Park
  • Civic Space Park
  • Monterey Park

Schools in F.Q. Story

Architecture in F.Q. Story

When F.Q. Story was advertised in the Arizona Gazette back in 1920, it was described as “The Real Estate Event of the Season” and “The Place, the Thing, and the Time you have been waiting for.” Located in both Downtown & Midtown. The Bungalows, Tudors, and Spanish Colonial Revivals were built on a grand scale and each one is truly unique. If you love Willo, you will love F.Q. Story. Many of the most beautiful homes in Phoenix can be found in this area.

F.Q. Story Featured Listings

Check out real estate listings in F.Q. Story to see some of the most unique historic houses for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

F.Q. Story 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 F.Q. Story 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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