The four-bedroom, three-bath house has more miles on it than your typical home, having been picked up and relocated four times in the last 126 years.
The 90813 runs between Seventh Street and Pacific Coast Highway between Cherry Avenue and across the LA River to the city’s western boundary.
The median home price in 90810 in November was $647,400, nearly $100,000 less than the city’s median of $730,000.
Residents in the 90808 can’t complain about green space, leading the city in that category thanks to El Dorado East Regional Park at 388 acres, along with Heartwell Park’s 122.5 acres and Wardlow Park’s 15.8 acres.
In 2022, it was once again a clean sweep by properties in Naples and the Peninsula in the battle for the top 10 priciest homes in Long Beach.
The 90807’s homes are mostly built along wide, quiet avenues lined with stately trees. The architecture is varied but tends toward Spanish Revival, along with many traditional-style houses built in the 1930s and 1940s.
The home is now on the market for the first time, following the death of owner Margaret Russell late last year at the age of 109.
The 90806 ZIP code is filled almost exclusively with the various Wrigley neighborhoods—North and South Wrigley, Southeast Wrigley and Wrigley Heights, all spun off from a small tract developed in the late 1920s through mid-1930s by chewing gum magnate William Wrigley.
A million-dollar house, while boringly common in many parts of the city, is rare in North Long Beach, where the median price is about $650,000.
The Zaferia neighborhood in the 90804 area still retains a fairly unique vibe and has a robust business association assisting the area’s hundreds of shops, services and restaurants.