There are still plenty of homes in these million-dollar neighborhoods for under seven figures. Here are five of them, ranging from $800,000 to $968,000. If things don’t cool off too quickly, most are likely to hit $1 million soon.
From 1917 until about 1924, the health resort, run by osteopath Dr. Arthur E. Pike, used a combination of sunlight, milk and an arsenal of electronic gizmos to treat an array of illnesses and maladies.
The style, while decidedly not typical of homes in Belmont Shore, is whimsical, lively and utterly unexpected in this stretch of houses.
Market manager Squire DuRee presided over a grand opening on March 23, 1913, as thousands of people showed up to shop along the stretch of Pacific Avenue from Ocean to Broadway alongside Pacific Park (now Lincoln).
The home was built by Roy “Dutch” Miller, the famed founder of the Long Beach Lifeguards.
The Arena opened with a three-day performance by the Ringling Bros. Circus, and in the 1970s and ‘80s, every rock band imaginable played there.
For home-seekers and armchair looky-loos, real estate sites like Zillow, Trulia and Redfin are like wish lists, giving visitors peeks inside homes on the market.
The hotel’s main draw in those early days when Long Beach was a dry town, was its license to sell alcohol, and the mostly vacant hostelry stayed afloat on booze as well as food from its dining room.
After a year of intense work by Alison White and her all-star team, the home has been not only painstakingly restored, but vastly improved as well.
Estimates of the crowd size in town varied from 40,000 to 60,000 visitors, either way filling the town and the strand as they had never been filled before.