Arcadia Real Estate

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You will find the neighborhood of Arcadia on the city line between Phoenix and Scottsdale. It is approximately the area between 44th Street and 68th Street from Camelback Road to the Arizona Canal. It is located just south of Camelback Mountains and Piestewa Peak. It may be a small neighborhood, but it is full of rich history. Development in the Arcadia area began around 1919. The land companies began dividing the area into lots of five-to-ten acres, to be sold off as small citrus orchards. They mandated that homes built on the lots could cost no less than $5,000. Later, in 1925, this number was increased to $10,000. Their goal was to attract affluent members of society who were looking for a more rural lifestyle. The hope was the would move to the area and enjoy maintaining a citrus orchard of their own.