Arcadia is a community that is situated in both Phoenix and Scottsdale with 44th street and 68th street on the West and East sides and Camelback and the canal on the North and South sides. Arcadia real estate is known for its large lots with some near 5 acres and rarely any lots under half an acre. Arcadia was built on citrus groves that now has well irrigated lots with lush landscaping. Arcadia is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the Phoenix-Scottsdale area due to its location and vast availability of great food, culture, lush landscaping, walkability to everything and overall atmosphere. Arcadia is also very close to great hiking like Camelback mountain and Piestewa Peak. Arcadia High School went through a large renovation in 2008 allowing the school to enroll over 1,600 students. Arcadia High School has an award winning Advertising Arts program that has been featured throughout Arizona. Arcadia was names “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine.