Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

The Winding Streets of Carroll Park

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Carroll Park Historic District is one of the oldest and most unique neighborhoods in the city.

The iconic curving streets and peaceful nature give it personality all its own.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park was laid out in 1907, developed by John Carroll, and consists of several looping narrow streets lined with trees and situated around a quaint park. The street that makes up the inner circle is anchored by four landscaped islands. Carroll Park was the first planned tract neighborhood in Long Beach and in 1982 it was one of the first to become a designated Long Beach Historic District.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park is bordered by 3rd Street on the south, 4th Street on the north, Junipero on the west and Wisconsin on the east. There are only about 80 homes in total, and the neighborhood has one of the lowest turnover rates in the city.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

It is said that Carroll’s daughter had health problems, which influenced the design of the neighborhood. The curving, almost circular pattern of the streets were meant to stop farmers from driving their loaded wagons through the neighborhood and kicking up dust on the way to the market in Downtown Long Beach. The wagons may now be long gone, but current residents still enjoy a lack of car traffic.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Homes in this neighborhood were built between 1898 and 1923, making it one of the oldest of Long Beach’s Historic Districts. Many of these original homes were large and impressive, though over the years many smaller homes have been added as well. In fact, only a few of the original homes remain. There are all types of housing styles represented in Carroll Park including California Bungalows, Craftsman, Colonial Revival, and Mediterranean.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park’s neighborhood association has been around for years, and residents come together for an annual potluck picnic every year. The neighborhood association also deals with anything that threatens the peacefulness or historic nature of the Park, though this rarely happens. Unlike some of the other Historic Districts, Carroll Park does not offer home tours – the last one was in the summer of 1982.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Aside from two churches on the outskirts, there are no schools or businesses within the boundaries of Carroll Park, which only adds to its peaceful nature. Children living in this neighborhood become students of schools like Fremont Elementary School, Burbank Elementary School, Mann Elementary School and Wilson High School.

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

Residents within Carroll Park are not short of any amenities despite the lack of businesses. The neighborhood is adjacent to 4th Street Retro Row, a few blocks away from the beach, and just a short drive from Downtown Long Beach or Belmont Shore. Carroll Park is the perfect neighborhood for having a peaceful, small-town feel while still having so many great shopping, dining, and entertainment options just minutes away.

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Carroll Park, Long Beach, CA

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Homes for Sale in Carroll Park

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Homes for Sale in Rose Park

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,792 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1912
    Days on market: 7
  2. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 1,028 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1941
    Days on market: 14
  3. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 566 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,632 sqft
    Year built: 1971
    Days on market: 47
  4. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 3,502 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Days on market: 65
  5. 7 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 3,887 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1911
    Days on market: 77
  6. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 3,887 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,534 sqft
    Year built: 1911
    Days on market: 77
  7. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 3,082 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,098 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Days on market: 77
  8. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,140 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,049 sqft
    Year built: 1939
    Days on market: 91
  9. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 16,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,761 sqft
    Year built: 1922
    Days on market: 147

See all Homes for Sale in Rose Park, Long Beach CA.
(all data current as of 9/26/2017)

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Homes for Sale in Alamitos Beach

  1. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,166 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 66
  2. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,510 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,681 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 131
  3. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,510 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,681 sqft
    Year built: 2004
    Days on market: 111
  4. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,455 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,897 sqft
    Year built: 2000
    Days on market: 20
  5. 2 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,751 sq ft
    Year built: 1980
    Days on market: 54
  6. 3 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 1,052 sq ft
    Lot size: 3,049 sqft
    Year built: 1918
    Days on market: 14
  7. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,613 sqft
    Year built: 1913
    Days on market: 12
  8. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,422 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,810 sqft
    Year built: 1970
    Days on market: 218
  9. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 761 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,227 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Days on market: 7
  10. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 971 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,840 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Days on market: 61
  11. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,156 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,068 sqft
    Year built: 1970
    Days on market: 3
  12. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 956 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,117 sqft
    Year built: 1928
    Days on market: 91
  13. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 817 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,276 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Days on market: 5
  14. 2 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 862 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,356 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Days on market: 22
  15. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 485 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,306 sqft
    Year built: 1913
    Days on market: 12
  16. 0 beds, 1 bath
    Home size: 480 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,908 sqft
    Year built: 1922
    Days on market: 14
  17. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 779 sq ft
    Lot size: 24,829 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Days on market: 9
  18. 1 bed, 1 bath
    Home size: 632 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,939 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Days on market: 8

See all Alamitos Beach Homes for Sale.
(all data current as of 9/26/2017)

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