Tempe Directory of Historic Buildings
Tempe has more than 200 historic buildings. Enjoy this searchable directory of information and photos. For more information on any of these properties or to learn how your property can be listed, please contact Tempe Historic Preservation Officer John_Southard@tempe.gov
Many of the properties on the Tempe Historic Register, the National Register of Historic Places or the list of historic eligible properties are privately owned and not open to the public. Please respect the privacy of those who may be living in these houses.
Historic Eligible is a formal classification of parcels which contain buildings, structures, or sites which meet the criteria for designation as a Tempe Historic Property, but which have not been formally designated as "Historic."
How to Use This Directory
You may search this directory by the categories of Tempe Historic Register, National Historic Register and Historic Eligible Properties. Simply click the down arrow on the All Categories box below and select the one you would like to see. All the properties in that category will appear.
- Historic Eligible Properties
Historic Use: Residence
Present Use: Residence
National Register Status: Not Listed
Constructed in 1927, the Terrell House is significant as the 118th oldest building in Tempe; that is to say, only 117 buildings are believed to predate the Terrell House. It is in the upper 99th percentile of all Tempe building in terms of age. The Terrell House is significant for its association with Tempe's historic Section 16.