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What does the city of Phoenix
Historic Preservation Office do?
The city's Historic Preservation
Office works to protect and enhance historic
neighborhoods, buildings and sites in Phoenix.
The city's Historic Preservation Office works
closely with the city's Historic Preservation
Commission to identify and designate those
properties and districts eligible for listing
on the Phoenix Historic Property Register.
Protection is provided to designated properties
through city review and approval of exterior
alterations to buildings and demolition requests.
The office also administers the Historic Preservation
Bond fund that supports a number of financial
assistance programs for historic properties.
Rehabilitation training and educational activities
are offered by the city Historic Preservation
Office to heighten public awareness and appreciation
for the community's historic resources.
Check out the Historic Preservation
The quickest way to find out
information about historic renovation is to log
onto the City
of Phoenix’s Historic Preservation Office
For those who do not have Internet
access at home or work, call the office with
City of Phoenix Historic Preservation
200 W. Washington St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85003
Walk-in hours: 8am to noon,
Mondays through Fridays
The Ellis-Shackelford House
1242 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85004
(By appointment only)
do I get the city to help pay for my remodeling?
How do I get the grant money?
Read about the Exterior
Rehabilitation Program here:
How do I get my house to have
a Historic Designation?
Learn how to designate your
property as a historic resource here:
I want to build an addition,
whom do I call in the City for Assistance? Who
must approve it?
Read about the city's permit
What is the city of Phoenix
The city of Phoenix created
the Neighborhood Services Department to preserve
and revitalize neighborhoods, and help residents
access city services. The department approach
to project- and problem-management emphasizes
partnerships between residents, business owners,
elected officials, and city employees to build
and preserve clean, safe neighborhoods that
reflect the diversity of the city's population.
The city's investment in healthy neighborhoods
is ultimately an investment in people, in a
sense of community, and in an ethic of shared
Check out the Neighborhood
Additional Important Information:
Palm Maintenance And Removal In Historic Districts
Maintenance and removal of palms in city-designated historic districts. Download City of Phoenix information flyer