The Story of Scottsdale

An ancient civilization farmed on the land that is known today as Scottsdale; subsequently Native American Indians settled the area with their own traditional villages. The first small modern settlement in Scottsdale began in 1868, but real growth in population did not occur until the late 1880s. The town was named in 1894 and by 1912, the first inn was built, an inn which today is a modern resort. In 1937 Frank Lloyd Wright came to the area, and his influence is seen in much of the architecture throughout the area today.

The city was incorporated in 1951 and in the 1960’s a system of parks and golf courses were put in as a sort of flood control channel that is known as the Scottsdale Greenbelt. Through the years Scottsdale has grown to become Arizona’s sixth largest city. It is also known as a premier golf and resort community and with tourism being the largest part of its commerce, it boasts over 70 hotels and resorts.

Life in Scottsdale AZ

Arts, culture and recreation are all important to Scottsdale residents and visitors alike. Thus there are a plethora of artistic things to experience, such as the annual Scottsdale Art Festival, galleries, studios and museums throughout the various downtown art districts. The city prides itself in its Western and “cowboy” activities such as the Scottsdale Arabian Horse Show, the annual Parada del Sol Parade and Parada del Sol Rodeo. Yet it also offers high fashion shows at Scottsdale Fashion Week, movie premiers at the Scottsdale International Film Festival, gaming at Casino Arizona, and tons of up-scale shopping centers. The city is especially known for its night-life, with Old Town Scottsdale (downtown Scottsdale) being the central hub of the areas nightclubs and bars.

Scottsdale Real Estate

Homes for sale in Scottsdale are as varied as they come. For the affluent buyer there are Scottsdale golf homes located in communities on many of the city’s beautiful golf courses, while multi-million dollar Scottsdale Arizona luxury homes are nestled in private, gated communities with access to community centers and high-end services. Scottsdale townhomes and affordable single-family houses in Scottsdale are scattered throughout the city, along with Scottsdale condos and new homes in Scottsdale. The real estate in Scottsdale provides all the necessities, comforts and amenities that its residents desire, in a location which offers plenty of year-round activities and community events.

With years of experience and a plethora of resources to draw from, Pinnacle Real Estate and Investments is the real estate agency poised to assist you in finding your next Scottsdale home or selling your Scottsdale property. Contact us today for a personalized relocation package, or find out why your Scottsdale house won’t sell.

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