Welcome to Coronado
Part of Phoenix’s Historic District Coronado offers Tudor, Craftsman, and ranch medium sized homes that were built from 1920 to 1940. Average pricing starting from $150,000 the Coronado neighborhood’s affordability is outstanding. Home to the middle-class population starting in 1920 Coronado was one of the the largest parts to the city. In 1986 the neighborhood was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
The Coronado area is about one square mile, and the Historic District is about half square mile. The homes of the are are located on the edges of the Historic District with wide porches, cool outdoor shaded space for raising families, and large backyards for running imaginations. The area is bounded by Virginia Avenue, Fourteenth Street, McDowell Road, and Seventh Street in Phoenix. The perfect family neighborhood with tons of historic information Coronado Arizona is the perfect place to catch up on your history.
PERFECT FORPeople who want to own a piece of Arizona's early history and are willing to put some work into their homes to preserve that history
NOT SO PERFECT FORPeople who aren't okay living in a neighborhood of homes in varying states of rehabilitation as well as small homes
THE LIFESTYLEA strong connection to downtown and that arts community that thrives there
THE MARKETSome of the most affordable homes north of downtown, however, these homes being close to one hundred years old need appropriate care to preserve them
YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITHThe unique character of the homes that are rare in Phoenix and being a part of the downtown community
The developers and speculators included Benjamin A Fowler, Patrick Hurley, E.J. Bennett, and Dwight B. Heard. They persuaded the federal government to start the development of the Theodore Roosevelt DAm on the Salt River. This happened around 1903 while beginning settlement of Phoenix originated along the Salt River in the late 1870s.
Thirty subdivision plats were registered with the Maricopa County Office between the years 1906 and 1908. Three of those thirty comprised the Coronado district and these three subdivisions consist part of the biggest residential section of the city President of the Suburban Realty Company, Dwight B. Heard, appealed for the subdivisions of a quarter section of property bordered by 7th Street, McDowell Road, 12th Street, and the canal on March 9, 1908. This was the first subdivision of this property which is now known as the Coronado Neighborhood.
Post World War I brought many more Valley residents to Phoenix. Mostly into the subdivisions in the Coronado area. In 1920 more than 800 building permits were issued and the Coronado area started blooming. In 1921 construction began of the Emerson School which welcomed and invited families to start moving into the area.
Coronado is both the early suburban urbanization of Phoenix and reflects trends that had originally shaped the city. With Bungalow, Spanish Colonial Revival, and Tudor Revival Coronado’s real estate exemplifies the homes that dominated Phoenix neighborhoods from the 1910s to the 1930s. The Historic District of Coronado still remains giving the neighborhood a lot of character.