Unique hand-built 1930’s Adobe homes can be found in the in Phoenix Homestead Historic District. Phoenix Homestead has significant historical merit that speaks of a time when hand-built homes and communal gardens made owning your own home a reality.
Most of these homes offer near-perfect scale and balance of proportion. Many of these structures, including the one featured were designed by Robert T. Evans.
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Some homes still exist in the Homestead, with a few featuring the original “sod” roofs. Although many have been “updated,” it’s definitely worth a Sunday stroll through the neighborhood to see the original adobe and picture how life would have been. You’ll probably even meet some long-time residents as they sit in their lawns under a shade tree. Some things haven’t changed.