eggstravaganza-2015

Join Us for EggStravaganza at Rose Park

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EggStravaganza will again roll into Rose Park on Sunday, March. 25th, at 8th and Orizaba in Long Beach. Food, games, crafts, music, a photo booth, and more will be on tap from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. An annual favorite event of the Rose Park Neighborhood Association, Eggstravaganza is a family-friendly, fun community event that will include an egg hunt, make-a-bunny-bag station, cake walk, cookie …

Life in Belmont Heights

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Did You Know: Belmont Heights was its own city for an entire year before it was annexed to Long Beach? Now, this little city-turned-neighborhood still boasts a small-town charm and a close-knit community to this day. The old City of Belmont Heights was first developed in the first few years of the 1900s and became incorporated as a city in 1908. At …

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 …

California Heights, Long Beach, CA

California Heights – A Little Piece of History

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What do the neighborhoods of Rose Park, Wrigley, Bluff Park, and California Heights all have in common? It’s not just that they are all Long Beach neighborhoods, they are all Historic Districts! California Heights is the largest Historic District in Long Beach and bursting with charm and character. Great shopping, beautiful homes, and community pride are just several reasons why people …

2429 E 4th St

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SOLD! This charming 3 bedroom Craftsman bungalow in the Rose Park South Historic District features a large living and dining room with hardwood floors, a master bedroom wih separate sitting area and a full master bath with clawfoot tub and separate shower.  There are 2 additional bedrooms and a 1/2 bath, an inside laundry area, a kitchen with tiled floors, …

775 Dawson Avenue, Long Beach

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SOLD! This charming 3 bedroom, 2 bath Craftsman home is located in the Rose Park Historic District of Long Beach. The living and dining rooms feature hardwood floors, a freestanding fireplace, and a large built-in cabinet in the dining area. The spacious, remodeled kitchen has great retro style with tile counters, lots of cabinet space, a separate pantry, and an inside laundry …

The Benefits of Buying a Historic Home in Long Beach

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  There are many advantages to buying a home in a designated historic district, including stability and resale values.  Still, there’s much to learn before taking the plunge. STYLE AND CHARACTER—Historic properties are full of the style and warmth that many of us grew up with. The neighborhoods seem almost familiar to us, evoking a feeling of having been there before …