Author: Lyle Plocher

Lyle Plocher

Lyle is the Designated Broker at Urban Connection Realty, specializing in "urban" Phoenix real estate, including the historic neighborhoods, lofts, condos and small creative use commercial buildings. Lyle has been in Arizona off and on since 1984, with the most recent stint starting in 2004, hanging out in and promoting Downtown Phoenix. Lyle can be reached at or at 602.373.3725.

City Dwelling | Living in 85004

March 15, 2010 | By

For those seeking the ultimate urban Phoenix living experience, there is no better place than the chunk of Downtown Phoenix that is the 85004 ZIP code.

City Dwelling | Windsor Square Historic Home Tour

March 1, 2010 | By

This coming Sunday, March 7, the historic home tour caravan moves to Uptown, for a glimpse of what life is like in Windsor Square.

City Dwelling | Undiscovered Coronado: The Brentwood Historic Home Tour

February 22, 2010 | By

The Brentwood Historic District, which is part of the Greater Coronado Neighborhood Association, will be holding its first-ever home tour on Sunday, February 28.

City Dwelling | Living in 85007

February 15, 2010 | By

The portion of Downtown Phoenix that the U.S. Postal Service considers the 85007 ZIP code is diverse to the max, to say the least.

City Dwelling | The 2010 Willo Home Tour

February 8, 2010 | By

The 22nd annual Willo Historic District Home Tour & Street Fair will take place this year on Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

City Dwelling | Movin’ on Up

February 1, 2010 | By

One of the overlooked aspects of the recent home buyer’s tax credits approved by Congress is the credit that is available for the move-up or repeat home buyer.

Living in 85006

January 25, 2010 | By

One of the things that makes Downtown Phoenix interesting is the presence of several residential neighborhoods filled with homes built from the 1920s to the 1950s.

Bank-Owned Condos are Making Downtown Phoenix Affordable

January 15, 2010 | By

Just a few years ago, living in a Downtown Phoenix condo or loft was reserved primarily for the wealthy. But, in today’s market, condo living is actually affordable.

Dream of Opening Your Own Bar in Downtown Phoenix in 2010?

December 31, 2009 | By

Be part of the emerging Grand Avenue arts and culture scene in this quaint 1950s building right on Grand Avenue.

F.Q. Story Historic Home Tour

November 30, 2009 | By

The 25th annual F.Q. Story Home Tour & Holiday Gift Sale is this coming weekend.