The Benefits of Buying a Historic Home

The Ins and Outs of Buying a Historic Home

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There are many advantages to buying a home in a designated historic district, including stability, style, and solid resale values.  Beyond that, there’s a personal investment in a certain aesthetic, becoming a caretaker for a piece of modern history, and enjoying a level of craftsmanship not commonly found in newer developments. There’s also a whole handful of considerations to catch up on before …

Urban Americana in Zaferia

Discover Zaferia

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Though it’s often overshadowed by a handful of high profile neighborhoods that traditionally steal the spotlight, the East Long Beach Zaferia District is home to a rich and diverse history that’s being re-energized by a new wave of internationally inspired eateries, hipster boutiques, and craft cocktail joints. The area had its humble roots as a farming community and then became a …

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 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 …

Exterior Painting – Long Beach Historic District

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What Do You Need To Know About Exterior Painting in A Long Beach Historic District? There are some special rules regarding exterior painting and other exterior modifications in Long Beach Historic Districts. A historic district contains a group of older homes that by themselves cannot be designated a historic landmark, but collectively they are worthy of preservation status. A historic …