Beverly Hills: Going first class

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Beverly Hills Flats, 90210, is one of the most exclusive coveted neighborhoods on the Westside. Fredrick Law Olmstead creator of New York's Central Park and founder of modern landscape architecture, designed the street scapes of curvy wide tree-lined avenues. This neighborhood was designed to allow the buyers to build custom homes on the land they purchased. Canon and Beverly were the first streets to be developed, with some homes dating back to as early as 1910. There are 1,712 lots at an … [Read more...]

Culver City: Studios, schools, fun!

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"The Heart of Screenland" is so named because of the historical and geographic relationship with filmmaking studios. Being its own incorporated city since 1917 has allowed an infrastructure of an efficient operating city with a small-town feel. (Shortest Main Street in the U.S.) Thriving restaurants, arts, music , culture, child & senior programs -- all in walking distance or just a short bike ride from your home, providing a unique living experience. Some people purchase in Culver … [Read more...]

Westchester: Charming, affordable, ideal

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Think about walking down a tree lined street filled with beautiful, well-kept homes. Feel ocean breezes and hear children safely playing in their yards. Close your eyes you could be anywhere USA -- but you are in charming, affordable Westchester. Close proximity to both the beach and the airport make this Westside community ideal. Being the home of both Loyola Marymount University and Otis College of Design gives access to culture provided by colleges. Community involvement in the I … [Read more...]

Playa Del Rey: Clean air, cool condos

Sitting mostly at sea level, with its west side bordering the Pacific Ocean, this community hasn't changed much in decades. The beachside community is known as the last stop between Los Angeles and the South Bay. Playa Del Rey has the most amazing bike path along the beach. Playa Del Rey homes offer dramatic views, tree-lined streets, in addition to well-maintained condos -- all with the smell of clean Pacific air -- give home buyers many options. Great price per square foot for condos! … [Read more...]

Mar Vista: ‘Heart of the Westside’

Mar Vista California

Think Mid-Century Modern Architecture with breathtaking views of the ocean and tree-lined streets. Most of the homes in Mar Vista were built immediately after WWII, similar to Culver City. Instead of relocating when it was time to move up in the real estate market, many residents have remodeled their homes into architectural gems. Considered by many as the “Heart of the Westside.” Bill Rosendahl, a resident of Mar Vista, was elected to the L.A. City Council in 2005 on the “slow growth” … [Read more...]