8236 N. 18th Ave.

8236 N. 18th Ave.



8236 N. 18th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021

$420,000 SOLD!

3 bedrooms + 2 bathrooms
1,316 square feet
Built in 1954
11,321 sq ft. lot


Mid-century modern 1954 Ralph E. Parachek, AIA home combines distinctive architecture and contemporary upgrades. Unique features include floor-to-ceiling wrap around window walls, sandblasted block interior/exterior walls, Western red cedar siding, diamond-ground concrete floors and birch paneled ceiling. The open kitchen showcases vintage ‘Beauty Queen’ lagoon blue metal cabinetry with custom accent cabinets, stainless steel appliances, new counters, island with seating and vintage-inspired tile backsplash. Owner’s suite is split and has walk-in closet, updated bath and slider to rear yard. 2nd bedroom is ensuite with updated bathroom. 3rd bedroom is a permitted block addition with laundry closet. New roof in 2019, new electrical panel in 2016, new water line from meter to the house in 2017, new HVAC + exposed ductwork in 2018. New block fencing, steel entry gate and RV gates. Irrigated, corner lot on charming street with farms and community garden nearby. Parachek designed many buildings in AZ and wrote a book called ‘Desert Architecture’ in 1967. He was also the founder of Parr of Arizona, an iconic clothing store that still exists today (as Nu-Parr). Parachek owned this home when the store opened.


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