Rancho Los Alamitos takes its name from a Mexican land grant in southwestern Los Angeles County and northwestern Orange County and Naples is a neighborhood of Long Beach that is built on three islands located in Alamitos Bay. The islands are divided by canals which open into the bay. Most of the streets on the island have Italianate names. The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a Japanese garden encompassing 1.3 acres on the campus of California State University Long Beach, and the Museum of Latin American Art was founded by Dr. Robert Gumbiner in 1996. The Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center is a convention center located in Long Beach where there are events and concerts going on throughout the year, and the Aquarium of the Pacific is a public aquarium on a 5-acre site on Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach. Probably the most famous attraction in Long Beach is the RMS Queen Mary which is a retired ocean liner that sailed primarily on the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line.
If you are a potential home owner and are looking into the Long Beach residential market for the first time, or perhaps you are new to Southern California altogether, here is some additional information that should prove useful. Long Beach condos for sale are found approximately 40 minutes south of Downtown Los Angeles, and approximately 1 hour north of Downtown Disneyland and the Anaheim Convention Center, and a similar distance away from Angel Stadium and the Honda Center of Orange County. Law enforcement is provided to the Long Beach residents by the Long Beach Police Department, and fire services are provided by the Long Beach Fire Department. There are three excellent hospitals in the immediate vicinity; Long Beach Memorial Medical Center, Community Hospital Long Beach, and College Medical Center. The closest airport to the Long Beach penthouses, lofts, villas and townhomes is found at the Long Beach Airport, and LAX International Airport is found north up Interstate-405 freeway. BanCorp REG® has always stood for easier and faster™ Long Beach real estate – view Long Beach condos for sale where our local Long Beach Realtors offer a rare insider’s perspective into the market.
There are three excellent golf courses in the Long Beach community, Skylinks at Long Beach Golf Course, El Dorado Park Golf Course, and Recreation Park 19 Golf Course, and you will find excellent shopping options at Marina Pacifica Mall, City Place Shopping Center and Long Beach Towne Center. The residents of Long Beach enjoy a lovely year-round Mediterranean climate in a city that is racially diverse where you will hear languages that are spoken from across the world. The Long Beach Unified School District serves most of the City of Long Beach, other school districts that serve sections of Long Beach include; Los Angeles Unified School District, Paramount Unified School District and ABC Unified School District. Besides Long Beach State, you will find institutions of higher learning at Devry University, Long Beach, and Pacific Coast University School of Law.
The Long Beach condos for sale are found in a sports crazy city. The Long Beach Grand Prix in April is the single largest event in Long Beach. It started in 1975 as a Formula 5000 race on the streets of downtown, and became a Formula One race. The Long Beach Motorsports Walk of Fame is located on South Pine Avenue in front of the Long Beach Convention Center adjacent to the Long Beach Grand Prix circuit. The Long Beach Marathon is run every year in October throughout the City of Long Beach. The annual event includes a variety of races including a Kids Fun Run, a Bike Tour, 5K, Half Marathon and Full Marathon. The Long Beach State 49ers baseball team has been playing since 1954. They play at Blair Field, across the street from Wilson High School. The Southern California Summer Pro League is a showcase for current and prospective NBA basketball players, including recent draft picks, current NBA players working on their skills and conditioning, and international professionals hoping to become NBA players. Since its inception in August 1964, the Congressional Cup has grown into one of the major international sailing events. In July, in the Long Beach residential market you will find the annual Catalina Ski Race, which starts from Long Beach Harbor and goes to Catalina Island and back. BanCorp REG® offers a rare insider’s perspective into Long Beach real estate – where our search for Long Beach condos for sale is facilitated by market-savvy Long Beach Realtors.