Coming to Tempe, Arizona in 2022.

Welcome to 
Culdesac Tempe

The first car-free neighborhood built from scratch in the US!

Located at 2025 E Apache Blvd, Tempe, AZ 85281

People walking through the main plaza at sunset.

Life at your front door

Stay home and skip the trip because we're bringing local restaurants, grocery, coworking spaces, and community to you.

Wide open spaces

Enjoy vibrant courtyards, wide tree-lined walkways, active plazas, and a beautiful central park.

Modern mobility

From e-bikes to e-scooters, light rail to rideshare, we make accessing Tempe's many transportation options easier than ever.

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Your courtyard

The heart of the community

Culdesac Tempe is a car-free rental apartment community in Tempe, AZ. Units are situated around vibrant courtyards that become the outdoor living rooms and center of community for Culdesac.

  • BBQ grills
  • Water features
  • Fire pits
  • Hammocks
  • Desert landscaping
Neighbors socializing in a Culdesac courtyard.
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Your Life

Living at Culdesac Tempe

Culdesac Tempe means life at your front door. Removing parking creates ample open space for a large dog park and pool. Our "Extend Your Home On-Demand" program allows you to expand and contract your home as you need to. Book a Guest Suite or day in the Makerspace through the Culdesac app and we'll handle the rest.

Interior of a guest suite unit.

Guest suite

People hanging around the pool.


Park full of people picnicking and lounging.


Makerspace with people and tools.


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Your home

Relax in comfort

Your home at Culdesac Tempe is a desert retreat, with ample natural light and luxury finishes. Studios start at $1,090/mo, and 1-bedrooms start at $1,250/mo. All units include:

  • Private outdoor entrance
  • In-unit washer / dryer
  • Granite countertops & kitchen island
  • Luxury plank hardwood flooring
  • Spacious walk-in closets
  • Energy Star Whirlpool appliances
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Shops and Restaurants

Live in a 5-minute city

At Culdesac Tempe, you're always just 5 minutes away from a diverse range of high-quality retailers: Firecreek Coffee Co, Cocina Chiwas, and Street Corner Urban Market, to name a few.

Our retailers are award-winners, community leaders, and visionaries. Read more about them here.


Grocery store

Food truck

Coworking space

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Transportation and mobility

How you move defines how you live

Culdesac Tempe is designed to make car-free living seamless. From ordering takeout for a night in, to jumping on a scooter just outside your door, we're bringing the best of mobility and delivery services so that zero private cars means zero hassle.

  • Ample bike parking
  • On-site light rail
  • Rideshare
  • Scooters
  • On-site car share
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Join our waitlist today!

Claim your spot in the first car-free neighborhood built from scratch with a fully-refundable $100 reservation fee.

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The New York Times

The Capital of Sprawl Gets a Radically Car-Free Neighborhood

By Connor Dougherty
October 31, 2020
Wall Street Journal

New Arizona Development Bans Residents From Bringing Cars

By Laura Kusisto
Nov 19, 2019

Introducing Culdesac: Building car-free neighborhoods from scratch

By Ryan Johnson and Jeff Berens
Nov 19, 2019

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