At the west end of the new street car line you will find the newest evolution of an area which has been continuously inhabited for over 4,000 years. This is Menlo Park. From early native peoples and Spanish settlements excavations in the area attest to a thriving community which now offers and upscale feel with the history of the barrio. Anchored by the Mercado, upscale custom homes, eateries and shops and an open air courtyard. The Mercado has quickly become a go to destination. Historic homes date back to as early as 1877. The 1917 William Bray House is located here and is a prairie-style building influenced by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. From Sentinel Peak high above, you get a panoramic view of Tucson and the entire valley. Mission Gardens is a unique historic garden developed as a re-creation using seeds of trees descended from plants transported by Spanish missionaries centuries ago. It is intended to become a historic, living agricultural museum.
Mercado District (inside Menlo Park #34)
The Mercado District is a neighborhood within a neighborhood. Developers began in the early 2000’s to develop new neighborhood in the style of the great cities of Europe with walking street, parks and community areas, fountains and a sense of community. The success they achieved may now be seen in the growing and thriving area of the Mercado. Originally, a walled in city in the 1700’s, the Mercado now boasts courtyards with restaurants bakeries, shops and wide open spaces.
How to Browse For Homes:
The following MLS listings represent the total movement of homes in the Menlo Park / Mercado District neighborhoods for the last 6 months. The listings at the top are the currently active listings, so those are the ones you are able to buy. Following those, you can see homes that have sold in your desired neighborhood to get an idea of what types of homes are available and what it costs to move into Downtown Tucson Real Estate. Once you find something you like, simply click “Schedule Showing” from the listing and I’ll get in touch with you to set up your personal home tour!
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