National Register of Historic Places​

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation.  Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 and administered by the National Park Service, the National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.

Properties in Phoenix currently listed on the National Register


The Avery House, now known as Rafterhouse, was built in 1920 and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2020. In 2021, the property was placed on the Phoenix Historic Property Register by the Phoenix City Council. The house, in Arcadia, was owned by Frank Avery who was a vital part of the citrus industry in Phoenix and was involved in several other industries that contributed to the growth of the city.