By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal
A historic home in Phoenix off Washington Street near Interstate 17 has undergone about $300,000 in renovations to transform it into a bed and breakfast and small event space.
The Norton House — named after architect William R. Norton, who designed many municipal buildings in Globe, Arizona, and is credited with founding the Sunnyslope neighborhood in Phoenix — was built in 1895 but had fallen into disrepair after a fire and years without maintenance.
Daniel Alexander has worked fixing and flipping homes in Phoenix for the past 20 years, and had driven past the home many times without thinking much of it. However, one of the people he mentored in real estate noticed it and led him to buy it.