Phoenix makes “precedent-setting decision” on modern homes in historic neighborhoods

 

As popularity in historic neighborhoods has swelled in recent years, the Phoenix Historic Preservation Office has seen a spike in applications for new builds in the districts — and many of the new additions have a cutting-edge look.

In an effort to combat the modern additions, a band of historic preservation advocates appealed a proposed new building all the way to the Phoenix City Council, forcing the council to make a “precedent-setting decision” on how new homes in historic districts should look.

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