welcome to the neighborhood


Moderne™ Living communities cater to those looking to live, work and play in an extraordinary space. As a resident, you’ll enjoy superior service, convenience, and great locations. Use the links below to familiarize yourself with your new neighborhood and make the moving process as seamless as possible.


The Duce

Retro-chic warehouse housing a vintage camper serving American comfort food, plus an art deco bar. Where pretty meets gritty and produce meets prohibition. The Duce is…A warehouse turned bar, featuring vintage handmade cocktails and dishes reminiscent of Mom’s 1960’s kitchen…A soda fountain featuring fresh made ice cream…An old-school gym and boxing ring…Where you can hang out in the bleachers, hula hoop, play ping pong, shuffleboard, and foosball.

The Grand

The Grand is reminiscent of an old Victorian train station when times were slower and there was polite social interaction in the flesh…..a time long gone. The station was always open….a place to start, a place to end up, or…. in the grand name of train stations, Grand Central, a place for those going nowhere, except to meet local friends for a drink.

Desert Botanical Garden

The Desert Botanical Garden offers the world’s finest collection of arid plants from deserts of the world in a unique outdoor setting. The Garden has more than 50,000 desert plants on display throughout five thematic trails that illustrate topics such as conservation, desert living, plants and people of the Sonoran Desert, and desert wildflowers. Visit the Garden and enjoy specialized tours, special events, seasonal exhibits, concerts, family activities, Gertrude’s restaurant, Patio Café and the Garden’s gift and plant shop.

Japanese Friendship Garden

​The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, RoHoEn is an authentic 3.5 acre Japanese Stroll Garden with a tea garden and a tea house. This tranquil and beautiful setting features more than 1,500 tons of hand-picked rock, stone foot bridges, lanterns and more than 50 varieties of plants. As you stroll the path, you will enjoy flowing streams, a 12-foot waterfall, and a Koi pond with over 300 colorful Koi fish.

Joyride Taco House

Joyride Taco House is the perfect sort of place you hope to discover with friends. The vibe draws you in, the food blows you away with its freshness and the cocktails are sublimely delicious.

We won’t blame you if you don’t want to leave. Order a few more of those tasty tacos, signal your server for another icy refreshment, lean back in your chair and enjoy the ride. From all of us at Joyride Taco House, we are super stoked that you are here!

Culinary Dropout

Culinary Dropout serves classic meals done right. With crowd favorites like our pretzel bites and provolone fondue, 36-hour pork ribs, and our famous fried chicken drizzled with honey you’ll want to taste everything. Thirsty? Wash it all down with an ice-cold craft beer or a killer house-made cocktail. And don’t forget to stick around for games and free live music with a laid-back vibe. Culinary Dropout is for anyone who loves damn good food and drinks.


This coffeehouse boasts freshly roasted coffee each day and an in-house bakery. It’s sure to become a welcome part of your morning routine


Keeping the original First Friday spirit alive, enjoy art, music, shopping, food and entertainment on Lower Grand Avenue from Van Buren to 15th Avenue.

The Vig Fillmore

Fashionable fixture for high-end pub fare, with a brunch menu, music, outdoor seating & bocce court.

El Charro Hipster Bar and Cafe

El Charro Hipster appeals to all in a relaxed, refreshing and very personable vibe.

Native Grill & Wings

Native Grill & Wings, is an award winning restaurant chain known for its signature wings and vibrant atmosphere.

Dave & Buster’s

Dave & Buster’s is an American restaurant and entertainment business. Each Dave & Buster’s has a full-service restaurant and a video arcade.

1641 East McDowell Road | Phoenix, AZ 85006