– Get to Know Scottsdale’s 85251 Zip Code –
85251 encompasses the downtown and Old Town areas of Scottsdale. It is home to incredible shopping and dining, dozen of art galleries, museums, nightlife and more.
Unlike North Scottsdale, 85251 is more developed and has a large number of homes and condos and less desert terrain. About 36,000 people live in 85251 and there are around 22,500 homes and condominiums.
Communities in 85251
85251 is known for Scottsdale’s top luxury condo communities. Some of the standouts are the Scottsdale Waterfront Residences, Optima Camelview, The Mark and some newer properties like the Envy Residences and Main Street Place.
For the most part, single family homes in the area come in under a 2,000 square feet and were built in the 1950’s and 1960’s. However, a large number of these homes have been updated or remodeled and offer the finest finishes on the market today.
In addition, there are some luxury home offerings in the Arcadia area south of Camelback Road.
Things to Do in 85251
If you are looking for things to do, 85251 is the zip code for you. Home to some of the area’s top restaurants, bars and clubs, there is always something going on. A few of our favorite places to eat in 85251 are The House, Culinary Dropout, The Mission, Distrito, Virtu and Cowboy Ciao. And that is just a partial list…
On Thursday nights, head on over to Old Town for the ArtWalk. The weekly event where galleries stay open late is quite popular with locals and visitors alike. The Downtown Scottsdale Farmers’ Market happens on Saturdays during the high season. Vendors from all over the valley are there with their fresh organic produce and tasty and creative homemade products.
The Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art is located in Civic Center Plaza. In addition to top-notch exhibitions throughout the year, many fun events are held there as well such as the Scottsdale Arts Festival. And do not miss the recent addition of the Museum of the West.
Like to shop? 85251 is home to the Scottsdale Fashion Square Mall with over 250 stores. And, Old Town is home to dozens of charming boutiques. A newer addition to the area is the Scottsdale Waterfront. Designed around the canal, you can shop, dine overlooking the water and stroll along the paths.
And last, but not least, the Scottsdale Stadium located in the heart of Old Town is the Spring Training home for the San Francisco Giants. Simply walk or drive on over and watch some top-notch baseball and enjoy the Arizona weather.
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