Built on former citrus groves, Arcadia is known for well-irrigated, mature landscaping; this top-rated neighborhood attracts many families. Several yards feature orange, lemon and grapefruit trees as reminders of the area’s past; the neighborhood used to be occupied by citrus farmers from 1919 to the mid-1950s.
Arcadia is a foodie’s paradise. Some local favorites include LGO, Chelsea’s kitchen and the original Postino. Arcadia is frequently listed as the top place to live in all of Phoenix Metro due to its ideal location for both work and fun, vibrant food / culture, walkability, and plush landscape.
Notable resorts and spas are plentiful in the neighborhood, including the classic Phoenician resort, and the more romanticized Royal Palms Hotel.
Ranch-style homes and modern farmhouses are typical architectural styles you will find in the neighborhood.