A coastal city and port famous for being the home of the RMS Queen Mary, Aquarium of the Pacific, and numerous popular food and music festivals, Long Beach is conveniently located between Los Angeles and Orange County. The oceanfront gem offers lovely beaches and marinas, as well as a vibrant and highly walkable Downtown, where you’ll find vintage boutiques on funky Fourth Street, diverse eateries on Pine Avenue’s Restaurant Row, and score avant-garde finds in the dynamic East Village Arts District. The city has more than 120 historic sites, including Art Deco, Streamline Modern, Renaissance Revival, and Spanish Colonial Revival buildings, and historic Craftsman, Victorian, and Spanish-style homes. Named one of the most walkable neighborhoods in America by WalkScore.com, Long Beach’s Rainbow Harbor Esplanade and Belmont Shore are favorite spots for strolling. Locals do more than walking though—paddleboarding, kayaking, kitesurfing, and boating are all popular activities.
By Jenna Chandler From 1928 to 1934 chewing gum magnate William S. Wrigley Jr. developed a two-block area of homes in Long Beach now named in his honor. The historic district is made up predominately of Spanish Colonial Revival homes, like this three-bedroom, two-bath charmer at 2036 Eucalyptus Avenue, which features stained glass windows, colorful... Keep reading →
By Lauren Beale The rich architecture of the Bixby Ranch House in Long Beach is evident just walking up the gated pathway to the column-flanked leaded-glass front door. The home was built in 1890 — a year of experimentation and discovery — the same year the jukebox was invented. Soon to follow were electric kettles,... Keep reading →
By Elijah Chiland Here’s your chance to own one of the oldest and most distinguished houses in Long Beach. Built in 1890, the handsome Bixby Ranch House—a city landmark—was constructed for developer George Bixby, whose name is shared by the Bixby Knolls neighborhood around the house. It originally served as the headquarters for Bixby ranch operations.... Keep reading →
By Marilyn Kalfus One of the most iconic homes in Long Beach — built for George Bixby in 1890 — has hit the market for the first time in nearly a quarter-century. Bixby was a major developer of the city, including the 120-acre residential area that bears the family name: Bixby Knolls. Designated a Long... Keep reading →