Long Beach historic homes are located within 12 districts throughout the city. The largest Historic District is California Heights. This neighborhood consists of almost 1,500 homes most of which are one-story single-family homes.
The majority of the style of home you will find here is the Spanish Colonial Revival style. You will also find Tudor style homes and California Bungalows.
Adding to the character of this neighborhood are the vintage street lights and large mature trees that line its streets.
The Smallest Historic District in Long Beach
The much smaller Historic District called Wilton Street is really only one block in the 90804 zip code of the city. Located between Termino Avenue and Grand Avenue.
The homes are all very similar in style, namely the Spanish Colonial Revival style. One story homes with often a small front porch, flat roofs, and fairly small in size, think 900 to 1,000 square feet.
If you are looking for a craftsman home you may want to drive to Elliot lane, another one block Historic District with small homes built in the early 1920s.
Bluff Heights Long Beach Historical Homes
A much larger district is Bluff Heights. This district is part of the Los Alamitos Beach neighborhood. This part of Long Beach was developed by John Bixby in 1886. Craftsman homes are abundant in this Historic District.
For Victorian homes, one would find themselves wandering the streets of Willmore City and Drake Park. Willmore City was part of the original City plan of Long Beach. Here you will find many homes that were built as early as the early 1900s. Large homes that over the years have been renovated and most often restored to their original splendor. Some are three-story homes with a lot of original character and large staircases with ornate details.
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