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Garfield: The Ultimate Guide

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The Garfield neighborhood is a colorful community that brings character, art and fun to Downtown Phoenix. This community was built from 1883-1942 as one of the first additions to the original Phoenix townsite. The establishment of the streetcar there brought on the development of these homes. There are 769 houses built in a variety of architectural styles, including Bungalow, Spanish Colonial, Victorian Queen Anne, French Provincial, American Colonial and Pueblo Revival. The average home here has 2-3 bedrooms with 1-2 bathrooms. On average they’re sized from 800 to 1,800 square feet. The streets have a truly eclectic feel and are peppered with shops, restaurants, art galleries and parks. Scroll down to see historic homes for sale in the Garfield neighborhood.

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Garfield Historic Neighborhood

Years Built

Homes were built from 1883 - 1942


769 Single Family & Multifamily Homes


Bungalow, Spanish Revival, Victorian Queen Anne, French Provincial, & Pueblo Revival.


Homes on average are 2-3 bedroom and 1-2 bathrooms, with 800-1,800+ square feet


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

What You'll Love

Eclectic architecture, colorful artistic community, fun hangouts, and near all of downtown.

Life in Garfield

Garfield is a strong, energetic community with lots of personality. From unique shops and restaurants to art galleries, classes and a community garden, it’s an interesting place to live. You’ll love hanging out in the neighborhood, while also having all of Downtown Phoenix at your fingertips. Arizona State University and the University of Arizona are right next door, which is an added bonus if you’re a student or teacher.

Where is Garfield located?

Garfield is located in the heart of downtown Phoenix. Surrounded by top amenities, cafes, restaurants, light rail stations, the Roosevelt Arts District, ASU, & downtown, uptown, Biltmore & Arcadia, and all major freeways.

Garfield Neighborhood

Parks near Garfield

These are the parks in or near by the Brentwood neighborhood:

  • Verde Park
  • Eastlake Park
  • Townsend Park
  • Edison Park
  • Coronado Park
  • Margaret T Hance Park
  • Verde Park
  • Encanto Park

Schools in Garfield

These are the schools zoned for the Brentwood neighborhood:

Architecture in Garfield

Garfield has one of the widest ranges of architectural styles that you will find in Phoenix. These homes are full of character, with unique original features and creative touches added by community members. Many of the most artsy homes for sales in Phoenix can be found in this historic district.

Garfield Featured Listings

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

Garfield 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 Garfield 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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