An historic and quaint neighborhood in mid-town Springfield


From early to mid-20th century cottages dripping with character, to the ancient trees lining the streets and surrounding the park, a walk through Phelps Grove Neighborhood reminds one of a more peaceful and neighborly time gone by. 

Welcome to our neighborhood.



Learn about the Phelps Neighborhood including its neighborhood association and more.


An excellent resource of regulations & information for residents & property owners


Take Action

Join the neighborhood association and become a voice to protecting the future of Phelps Grove Neighborhood

Browse through a gallery of photos of the beautiful Phelps Grove Neighborhood area on the Photo Gallery page

Just living is not enough. One must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.
— Hans Christian Andersen

bee & butterfly gardens

The beauty and benefits of flowers. Learn more about how to help our friends in Phelps Grove during growing season.

the Front Porch

The front porch: A short essay about the perfect spot to catch a cool breeze and relaxing in a wicker chair at the end of a day.

Trees are a precious resource

And don't bag the leaves; mow them up for a healthier lawn!

What’s your curb appeal worth?  Trees are not only beautiful, provide much need filtration of our atmosphere, and welcome shade on a sunny summer’s day, but mature trees also add 7% - 19% to your home’s value.  That’s about $18,000 of value on a $150,000 home.  The Phelps Grove neighborhood’s charm is, perhaps more than any other single asset, based upon its beautiful old-growth canopies shading the lawns of the homes in the area.

Trees can be work with the annual raking of fall leaves, but perhaps homeowners should take note – it’s better to mow and mulch the leaves rather than rake them.  It’s true!  (read the entire blog post here)


Our Old Houses


Most of the homes in Phelps Grove Neighborhood range from 40 to over 100 years old.  It's part of the charm of this wonderful and historic neighborhood. 

While "This Old House" has tremendous resources on older homes, and we visit them a lot, we've also put together a few thoughts of our own. 

Click here to find "Our Old Houses" blog - a few ideas on fixin' up a home that may very well be over 100 years old.  Have any ideas? We'd love to hear 'em - so drop us a line.