The long-beleaguered Sunnyside Cemetery has taken a big step toward resurrection with a recommendation before the City Council on Tuesday that the city of Long Beach take over the 13-acre burial ground at 1095 E. Willow St.
Realtor Mike Dunfee, who sells a lot of condos on the seaside boulevard, including the Aqua and West Ocean Towers buildings, says when properly managed, HOA dues, which run from about $550 to $900 a month, are worth the money.
Not to say you’re not welcome here, but if you want to live like a millionaire with your million-dollar purchase, you probably are aware that you’ll have to leave glorious Southern California and move to a part of the country where a buck is still worth a buck.
The architects of the home on Tehachapi went hog-wild in employing the mid-century-modern theme of bringing the outside in by installing a koi pond in the living area where it’s shaded by a large and living fiddle leaf fig tree.
For our search today, we’re looking at single-family homes with at least 1,000 square feet of living space and a price tag south of $500,000.
We asked readers of the Long Beach Post as well as social media users on Facebook and Instagram, to submit their lists of the Seven Wonders of Long Beach and we received nearly 300 separate lists that included several hundred different features of our town.
If you want to dip below the $18,000 mark in payments, it hardly needs to be said you’ll have to make some perhaps painful sacrifices.
For the move from Long Beach, the house was carved up into three pieces—four, counting the garage and the carriage house on top of it.
Ted Pullman says, “living in this house is like the California Dream. It’s the true essence of mid-modern: bringing the inside out and the outside in.”