Before we moved to Arizona, we had visited many times.  My Mom lived in Mesa and she took us to Old Town Scottsdale.  But I didn't find Los Olivos restaurant until a few years later when I went to Arizona on a Girl's Week Away.

During that trip, we split up a bit in Oldtown and I thought I was getting lost.  But I found Los Olivos Mexican Patio and the exterior decor piqued my interest, plus I love Mexican food.  I had to go find the rest of the group so we could have lunch there.

the entry to los olivos restaurant oldtown scottsdale

The fun entrance that made me want to see more

The "Blue Room"

As we walked inside the restaurant, we were amazed at the first dining area we were able to eat in.  I called it the "ocean room" with its strange blue ceiling and the aquarium.  I'll call it the…

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Gray contemporary style house in Scottsdale Arizona, surrounded by cacti and local plants.

Arizona offers a diverse variety of specific home styles, such as Pueblo Revival, Spanish Mission, Ranch, Tudor, and much more. If you're looking to buy your dream home in Arizona, you'll see a stunning mix of Contemporary, Spanish and Mediterranean architecture and design. Whether you want something romantic, elegant, and exotic, or something simple and affordable, many homes on the market can fit your needs and preferences. Here's the list of the 7 most popular types of homes you will find in Arizona.

#1 Pueblo Revival

The Pueblo Revival style was popularized around the beginning of the 20th century. It draws inspiration from the original pueblos built throughout Arizona and New Mexico. This type of architecture reflects dwellings built by…

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