Multifamily Living in Midcentury Modern Phoenix
After the initial postwar housing boom, marketing for housing in Uptown Phoenix on both east and west sides clear out to the 40's turned from single-family homes toward multifamily housing. Apartment buildings and this new concept called
began to show up in glamorous late-50s advertising. Below are a few gems unearthed by Modern Phoenix and our research at The Phoenix City office of Historic Preservation, with shots of the dwellings today.
The Cascades has suffered a
terrible change in paint scheme.
Multifamily along Maryland
The Monarch / Olympus, Mulberry and Embassy Square by Chopas & Starkovich
Pueblo Bonita Today
near La Grande Orange and the Boardwalk
Paiute Apartments Today
Casa Moderna Today
Compare to door numbering at Executive Towers
Grandview Gardens Today
Note connection to Casa Moderna.
Central Park West
The Boardwalk by Al Beadle
Al Beadle's Executive Towers
Villa Verde near La Grande Orange and The Boardwalk
8000 and 8008 N. Central Ave
aka Two West and Ten West Northern
Moroccan Apartments by Al Beadle
Arc was rejuvenated by Helix Properties
Avenida Hermosa by Haver Nunn and Jensen. These complexes are found valleywide.
View a renovation
of the complex's model home.
Park Lee Alice
by Ralph Haver and then ? ? ?
Regency House by George H. Schoneberger, Jr., AIA
by E. T. Wright
Sources: Arizona Builder / Architect, The Arizona Republic, Maricopa County Recorder's Office, Point West
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