You can swing something nice on the sand, or close enough to track it into your home, for less money than the median single-family house price in Long Beach, which is now a bit over $800,000.
The launch went smoothly, perhaps better than expected as the 73-ton vessel slid stern-first down its slipway at John Brown & Co. Shipbuilding into the water, sending giant waves up and down the River Clyde.
Carroll Park is one of the city’s earliest historic districts, and, today, much of the neighborhood remains largely unchanged since its early days.
Alamitos Associates, the company that owns the historic building, is working to get parts to fix the iconic clock that adorns the First National Bank of Long Beach in Downtown Long Beach. The company hopes it will be up and running again by October or early November.
“They broke the patio sliding door and tried to open the register with a crowbar,” owner Steve Guillen said, estimating the damage at about $2,500.
In the late 1980s, this home was put on real estate’s death row, scheduled for demolition, unless someone wanted to pick up the two-story, 4,667-square-foot home and move it off Ocean Boulevard.
The Pacific Southwest Exposition was Long Beach’s own World’s Fair-style event. When it wrapped up, it had drawn more than a million people.
There is a 40% chance of rain late Friday and a 50% chance of rain on Saturday in Long Beach, the NWS said.
The elegant and pristine example of the Mid Modern Century home towers over most works in the increasingly popular style in Long Beach. It’s what Cliff May homes dream about on a good night.
Housing for the influx of defense workers was deemed of primary importance to the military, so the San Antonio Heights housing project was given a high priority rating by the Office of Emergency Management in Washington