Marina Del Rey Real Estate History

Marina Del Rey land was once an idle place for duck hunting. In the 1920s oil was discovered in Marina Del Rey. Portions of Marina Del Rey were formerly owned by Howard Hughes. Things have really changed. Today Marina Del Rey is known for its luxury seaside homes, condominiums, and lofts.

Playa Vista Real Estate History

 Playa Vista Los Angeles, CA 90094 neighborhood was owned by Howard Hughes empire.  In the 1940s the site housed private airfield runway, airplanes, helicopter, satellites, the center for radar and missile systems.  The famous Spruce Goose was built and stored on this site. 2001 Phase One of Playa Vista planned unit development began. Later The Reserve and Runway were developed.  

Playa Del Rey Real Estate History

Playa Del Rey Real Estate History: In 1921 land developed by Dickinson & Gillespie Company. Originally named Palisades Del Rey and later called Playa Del Rey. The rolling hills and ancient wind-blown sand dunes. The sand dunes run along the Pacific coastline. 

Santa Monica CA Real Estate History

City named after Saint Santa Monica of Hippo. Spaniard explorer first visited the city on Saint Santa Monica’a day of the feast. Saint Monica (mother of Saint Augustine).Three mile stretch of white, sandy beach city 8.3 square miles. Beach city with Mediterranean type weather. 

Venice CA Real Estate History

Westchester CA 90045 Real Estate History. In the early 20th century Westchester was a farming area. There was a combination of factors contributing to home development in Westchester. Loyola University moved to Westchester L.A. in 1928. In addition, the Mines Fields were developed. Los Angeles International Airport was known as the Mines Field, at that time. Originally known as,"Venice of America". Founded by Abbot Kinney a wealthy tobacco magnate. He envisioned a community fashioned after Venice, Italy complete with canals, gondolas, amusement piers, hotels and Venetian-styled structures. The Venice’s canal passages still exist today. 

Westchester Real Estate History

Westchester CA 90045 Real Estate History. In the early 20th century Westchester was a farming area. There was a combination of factors contributing to home development in Westchester. Loyola University moved to Westchester L.A. in 1928. In addition, the Mines Fields were developed. Los Angeles International Airport was known as the Mines Field, at that time. Dedication of the Los Angeles Municipal Airport was in 1930. Real estate magnate, Fritz Burns built prefabricated single-family homes. These homes were located at Manchester and Sepulveda Boulevard. 

The Rise of Silicon Beach - Los Angeles Magazine

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