DPJ’s Wire series delivers news and information straight from the source without translation.
The annual Historic Roosevelt Neighborhood Home Tour by the Roosevelt Action Association will feature many historic properties from Phoenix’s first suburb (beyond the Phoenix city limits). The Historic Roosevelt Neighborhood is a modern name for a series of neighborhoods that grew North of the city between 1893 and 1930. It spans from McDowell to Van Buren and from Central Ave to 7th Avenue. Learn about early Phoenix life by taking a rare glimpse into the history and architecture of Historic Roosevelt’s homes. Explore turn-of-the-century architecture (Bungalows, Neoclassical, Tudor, Period Revival and Southwest Vernacular Homes).
The tour takes place on Sunday, November 9th, from 11am to 4pm and will include guided tours by hip historian Marshall Shore. Enjoy eating, playing and living (for the day) in the Phoenix’s mixed use & close to everything community.
Proceeds from the Home Tour support the work of the Roosevelt Action Association’s mission to preserve the neighborhood’s unique historic character. Tickets cost $15 per person (advance $12 per person) for the Home Tour. Please visit http://www.rooseveltneighborhood.org/ for updates and full details.
When: Sunday, November 9, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: Throughout Historic Roosevelt Neighborhood (McDowell to Van Buren, Central Avenue to 7th Avenue)
Cost: $15 per person ($12 in advance). Get tickets and full details.
Images provided by Roosevelt Action Association