West L.A. and Beach Cities Real Estate Beginning. Residential and commercial real estate development did not begin in West L.A or its’ beach cities. It began in downtown Los Angeles.
West L.A. and Beach Cites was just farm land, rural land, basins and estuaries. Within the last 100 years the “City of Angels” has expanded from downtown Los Angeles to West Adams, Miracle Mile, Hancock Park. From Hancock Park to West Los Angeles and Beach Cities. Real estate expansion reflected industry and institutions settling in Los Angeles. Los Angeles is a global city. As a melting pot people have flocked to Los Angeles, CA. 20th century people came nationally and internationally to Los Angeles.
West L.A. and Beach Cities Real Estate Beginning. In 1781 Los Angeles was founded by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. The city was named , “the Queen of the Angels of Porciuncula.” It became part of Mexico in 1821 following Mexico’s independence from Spain. With the end of the Mexican-American War in 1848 Los Angeles became part of the United States. California received statehood in 1850. Residence of Los Angeles are known as, Angelenos.