Uptown & North Central Phoenix is a green oasis with both a high-energy city vibe and a calm residential feel. It is home to cute restaurants, coffee shops, boutiques, local event spots, and the grand canal trail. You’ll also find some of the most popular historic districts in Phoenix here, including Medlock Place, Windsor Square, and North Central. Use our property search tools to find luxury condos and historic houses for sale in Uptown & North Central Phoenix, and view our lifestyle guide to learn more about what the area has to offer.
Top Things To Do in Uptown Phoenix
There are numerous restaurants and businesses along 7th Street, Camelback Road and Bethany Home Road, giving residents plenty of nearby amenities. In addition, the Uptown Plaza, Camelback Village Square and other local shopping centers offer one-stop convenience.
Uptown is also in close proximity to the midtown and downtown areas, where you’ll find even more to do and see. Sports arenas, performance venues, clubs, the Central Arts District, and a bevy of popular restaurants are a short drive south. The Valley Metro Rail runs through Uptown Phoenix as well, providing a convenient transportation option.
Homes in Uptown Phoenix tend to have bigger lots, and there are many orchards and horse stables. So this is the place to be if you’re looking for relaxed country living in the city. With lots of trees, wide streets, and access to the grand canal trail, it’s also very walkable.
Historic Uptown Neighborhoods
Discover all of the historic neighborhoods in Uptown Phoenix. If you're searching for a beautiful vintage home, you’ll find many options. There are also various types of historic architecture to suit many tastes, including French Provincial, Cape Cod, Ranch, Transitional Ranch and more. If you prefer new construction, there are luxury houses and condos that are newly built as well. View neighborhoods and home listings below!
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Top Local Spots
The calm of the residential areas and nearby perks of the city make Uptown Phoenix a fantastic place to live. If you desire the “best of both worlds,” you will love its vibrant yet laidback energy. Learn more about this popular community.
Residents in Uptown Phoenix have a quick commute to the Central Arts District in midtown, along with an equally easy commute to the numerous theaters and venues in downtown. The Phoenix Art Museum, Heard Museum, Symphony Hall, Crescent Ballroom, and Phoenix Convention Center are a short drive or light rail trip away. Events such as the Dia De Los Muertos festival and craft fairs are also held at nearby Steele Indian School Park.
Enjoy a cocktail or beer at one of many local bars, or perhaps, pop into one of the many restaurants where they take just as much care with their food as they do their spirits. The Yard, Joy Lush Club, Postino Central, The Womack, and other local venues offer laidback fun with other locals in the community. Head to nearby midtown or downtown for even more options and high-energy vibes.
For more low-key activities, check out the local trampoline park, farmers markets, Changing Hands Bookstore or the local parks discussed below.
From national restaurant chains to popular independent eateries, bakeries and bistros, you’ll find plenty to nosh on. There are many different types of cuisine as well, from American at Neighborly Public House and tacos at Joyride or Revolu to Japanese at Hana and much, much more. Not only are there numerous restaurants and bistros in Uptown Phoenix, but it’s also close to all of the amazing eateries in midtown and downtown. Additionally, if you’re a fan of coffee, you’ll find plenty of craft coffee houses in and near the uptown area.
There are several parks in and around Uptown Phoenix. Royal Palm Park and Colter Park include walking paths, playgrounds, picnic tables, and open spaces suitable for frisbee, soccer and other activities. Additionally, popular parks like Steele Indian School Park, Encanto Park, Margaret T. Hance Park, and Civic Space Park are just a short drive south. For a small fee, you can also enjoy the beautiful Japanese Friendship Garden.
The award winning Madison School District serves this area. And, there are several primary and secondary schools in Uptown Phoenix and its surrounding areas. Additionally, college campuses are located nearby. With a short drive or light rail trip, you can get to the University of Arizona and Arizona State University in the downtown area. Phoenix College is also located nearby in the midtown area.
Uptown Phoenix Homes & Condos for Sale Near Me
If you envision living in the uptown area, browse our real estate listings to find new and historic houses for sale. There are also beautiful condos in this area of Phoenix. Whether you’re looking to buy or rent, there are a number of options for you and our team can even provide handpicked recommendations. Create an account to save your favorite listings and schedule an appointment for a free consultation. If you want to see the hottest market news and real estate listings, also make sure to join our email list.