Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

Living in Los Altos

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Los Altos is one of the most familiar neighborhoods in East Long Beach. It boasts a quiet, family-friendly feel while also being home to a very popular shopping center, large park, and neighboring California State University Long Beach.

Los Altos Homes

Where is Los Altos?

Los Altos located on the east side of Long Beach. It is bounded by Clark Avenue on the west, Spring Street on the north, Palo Verde and Studebaker on the east, and Atherton on the south. Across Atherton to the south lies California State University Long Beach, and Los Altos is surrounded on other sides by the neighborhoods of Circle Area, Stratford Square, El Dorado South, The Plaza, Park Estates, La Marina Estates, and South of Conant.

Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

What is living in Los Altos like?

To the untrained eye, many of the neighborhoods in east Long Beach look the same. However Los Altos has been able to stand apart from the rest. This quiet, suburban-feeling neighborhood consists mainly of single-family homes. Many of these homes were built in the 1950s and 60s and are traditionally ranch-style homes. However many of these homes have gone through various remodels and additions since they were first built.

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This neighborhood is known for its family-oriented atmosphere. Residents are often seen taking family bike rides, walking dogs, and conversing with each other. The heavily shaded streets give the area the peaceful, homey feel that one would find in a small town.

Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

What about schools?

Los Altos is served by several excellent schools. There are five public schools within its boundaries; Florence Bixby Elementary, Minnie Gant Elementary, Prisk Elementary, Stanford Middle School, and Robert A. Millikan High School, as well as several private schools. Also, as was mentioned before, California State University Long Beach is directly south of Los Altos across Atherton Street.

Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

What else is in Los Altos?

The Los Altos Shopping Center is home to many popular stores for residents in this part of Long Beach. Here, shoppers have access to many major stores such as Target, Trader Joe’s, Sears, TJ Maxx, and Lazy Acres. There are also small Mom-and-Pop businesses, such as Deli News Pizza,  which are very popular with the locals.

Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

In addition to the shopping center, there are also many recreational opportunities available. The Los Altos YMCA boasts many different amenities for its members. Whaley Park, the largest in the neighborhood, consists of dozens of various sports fields and courts, such as baseball, basketball, and volleyball, as well as a roller hockey rink, playground, and picnic tables.

Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

The Los Altos Neighborhood Library, a branch of the Long Beach Public Library, offers story times, book clubs, and other special events. It even has the award winning Information Center for People with Disabilities. This state-of-the-art technology center is catered directly towards people with physical, visual, hearing, and learning disabilities.

Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

Even Cal State Long Beach offers many attractions for people of all ages – not just those who are attending the university. The iconic symbol of CSULB, the Mike and Arlene Walter Pyramid is one of three pyramids in the US, and the only one painted bright blue. This 18-story pyramid includes several basketball and volleyball courts and is home to the school’s Division 1 teams.

Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

Just a short walk from the Pyramid is the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Named after Richard and Karen Carpenter, this 1000 seat auditorium hosts dozens of performances and events each year.

Los Altos, Long Beach, CA

Also on campus is the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden. This 1.3 acre garden is open to the public five days a week, except when it is privately booked for weddings and other events. It features a Zen garden, tea house, and a large koi pond where you can even feed the fish.

CSULB Japanese Gardens

Why Los Altos?

The Los Altos neighborhood truly has some of everything. Residents get both the quiet, family-friendly neighborhood as well as access to major stores and restaurants. The convenient access to the Long Beach airport and the 405 and 605 freeways make traveling easy, and the various parks and attractions throughout the neighborhood provide plenty of opportunities for fun and entertainment. Los Altos is a place where big city life meets small-town feel in perfect harmony.

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Many people have decided to call Los Altos home, and now you can too!

 

Check out these Homes for Sale in Los Altos

New Listing - 2 weeks online
$1,815,000
Multi-Family For Sale
Active
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ACRES
LOS ANGELES
COUNTY
2256 San Anseline Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
 
Open House 11/16 at 8PM
$1,149,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
5
TOTAL BATHS
2,955
SQFT
2324 Tevis Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Los Altos/North of Fwy (LNF) Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$1,088,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,295
SQFT
1841 Lave Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Los Altos/South of Fwy (LSF) Subdivision
Open House 11/17 at 1PM
$975,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,030
SQFT
2288 Albury Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Los Altos/South of Fwy (LSF) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$764,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,436
SQFT
1940 N Bellflower Boulevard
Long Beach, CA 90815
Other (OTHR) Subdivision
Open House 11/17 at 1PM
$760,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,300
SQFT
2420 Gondar Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Los Altos/North of Fwy (LNF) Subdivision
$625,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,054
SQFT
1849 Fanwood Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Los Altos/South of Fwy (LSF) Subdivision

Homes for Sale in The Plaza

Open House 12/15 at 12PM
$1,195,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,055
SQFT
7040 E Mezzanine Way
Long Beach, CA 90808
Rancho (RNC) Subdivision
$1,099,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,775
SQFT
2746 Petaluma Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Plaza South of Spring (PZS) Subdivision
Open House 12/15 at 12AM
$979,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,592
SQFT
3102 Roxanne Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90808
 
Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$949,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,530
SQFT
6538 E Rosebay Street
Long Beach, CA 90808
Plaza North of Spring (PZN) Subdivision
Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$825,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
5
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,104
SQFT
3008 Shadypark Drive
Long Beach, CA 90808
North Long Beach (NLB) Subdivision
Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$819,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,328
SQFT
6815 E Pageantry Street
Long Beach, CA 90808
Plaza North of Spring (PZN) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$749,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,210
SQFT
2302 Iroquois Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
 
$719,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,399
SQFT
2132 Stevely Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90815
Plaza South of Spring (PZS) Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$719,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BED
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,098
SQFT
3345 Monogram Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90808
Plaza North of Spring (PZN) Subdivision
$649,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
2
BED
1
TOTAL BATHS
1,152
SQFT
3333 N Los Coyotes
Long Beach, CA 90808
Plaza North of Spring (PZN) Subdivision
Open House 12/14 at 1PM
$629,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BED
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,386
SQFT
3438 Woodruff Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90808
Plaza North of Spring (PZN) Subdivision

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