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Roosevelt: The Ultimate Guide

The gorgeous Roosevelt Neighborhood

Roosevelt is the pinnacle neighborhood of Downtown Phoenix. It was named the original “Streetcar” neighborhood and earned the title of Phoenix’s 1st historic district.

This community was built from 1893 to 1930 in many stages. There are over 1,000 homes and architecture consists of Craftsman Bungalows, English Cottage Tudor Revivals, American Colonials, Spanish Colonials, Pueblo Revivals and Ranch styles. These are large homes built on narrow, deep lots. The average size is 1,700 to 3,000 square feet, with 3-4 bedrooms and several bathrooms.

Most homes are grand Bungalows with large wrap-around porches, exquisite wood doors, glass door knobs, large closets, beautiful built-ins, wood ceiling beams and large attics, which can be converted into living spaces. Many also include impressive lawns, guest houses and classic street lamps. Find historic luxury homes and neighborhood condos in Roosevelt, Phoenix below.

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Roosevelt Historic Neighborhood

Years Built

Homes were built from 1893 - 1930


100+ Historic Homes, Condos, & Apartments


Bungalow, Tudor Revival, American Colonial, Spanish Colonial, Pueblo Revival, & Ranch


Homes on average are 3-4 bedroom with several bathrooms, with 1,700-3,000 square feet.


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

What You'll Love

Beautiful homes with lots of space and luxury features including large closets, attics, and guest houses. Steps away from the best of Downtown Phoenix.

Life in Roosevelt

Roosevelt is the heart of upscale Downtown Living. The residents of Roosevelt are well-established, with many growing families of all ages. On weekends and holidays, there’s a lot of activity and excitement in this area. You’ll experience the best of downtown living near top-rated restaurants, the beautiful Japanese Garden, Margaret T. Hatcher Park, festivals, Roosevelt Row, First Friday Art Walks, and more.

Where is Roosevelt located?

Roosevelt is the streetcare historic district in the heart of Downtown Phoenix. An integral home of downtown dwellers with the Roosevelt Art Walk on the First Friday of every month. This is the community center with it’s walkable streets, lightrail access, top restaurants, shops, cafes, gyms, and every day amenities. It’s minutes from anything you want to do downtown, uptown, Biltmore & Arcadia, and all major freeways.

Roosevelt Neighborhood

Parks near Roosevelt

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

  • Margaret T Hance Park
  • Civic Space Park
  • Roosevelt Mini Park
  • Hance Park Dog Park
  • Encanto Park
  • Portland Parkway
  • University Park
  • The Space Between Park
  • Townsend Park
  • Monterey Park
  • Encanto Park
  • Coronado Park
  • Grant Park

Schools in Roosevelt

These are the schools zoned for the Brentwood neighborhood:

Architecture in Roosevelt

Roosevelt is a gem for architecture enthusiasts. These homes come in a variety of architectural styles and have large lots with immaculate features. Many of the grandest historic homes for sale in Phoenix can be found in this neighborhood.

Roosevelt Featured Listings

Check out real estate listings in Roosevelt to see some of the best luxury historic houses and condos for sale in Phoenix, Arizona.

Roosevelt 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 Roosevelt 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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