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SHORT TERM RENTALS

If you have a Short-Term Rental or are thinking about it, the City of Phoenix has revised its requirements... The City now requires annual permits ...

New Willo Lofts to start construction on 1st Avenue between Virginia & Cambridge

You may have noticed that there has finally been some construction activity in the empty lot on 1st Avenue between Virginia & Cambridge - Please ...

Historic Home Rehabilitation Grants Available

The City of Phoenix Planning and Development Department’s Historic Preservation Office is pleased to announce the return of grant money availability that could help you ...

Willo Luminaria Display 2022

LUMINARIA 2022 WHATWHENWHERERegistrationNOW thru FRI 12/15https://bit.ly/2022-luminariaPick Up SuppliesSAT 12/17 10:00 – 1:0060 W LEWIS AVEBuild Party12/17 - 12/23TBD by the Block CaptainPlacementFRI 12/23Your BlockGroup Bike ...

Reduce, Reuse, Deconstruct?

By, Tricia Amato (Lewis) Living in an old house often means remodeling projects, whether replacing a worn-out historic element or putting in a whole new ...

Preservation… Phoenix Style!

By Tricia Amato (Lewis) We all love our historic neighborhoods, and we like to think that there are financial, social, and environmental benefits to living ...

STOP! In the Name of History

By Tricia Amato (Lewis) We've all seen them —  red, octagonal stickers with the words “STOP WORK” stuck to the windows of homes that are ...

You Have Questions about Historic Preservation, I Have Answers

By Tricia Amato (Lewis) I've received some questions from Willo residents, so I decided to write a Q&A article for this month's newsletter. Feel free ...

The History of Our Historic Districts

By Tricia Amato (Lewis) Prior to the 1970s, there wasn't much love for our city's historic assets. This was the era of "urban renewal" when ...

To Sandblast or Not to Sandblast Your Brick?

By Tricia Amato (Lewis) Red brick has never been more popular — I mean, who doesn't like the look of exposed brick? Many brick homes ...

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