|If you love California
Craftsman bungalows, you will see hundreds of them in
Belmont Heights neighborhood of Long Beach. Many
people consider Belmont Heights to be among the most
desirable in Long Beach. It is
to the beach without being inundated with tourists in
In the early 20th Century Long Beach
was a destination resort, a place to escape the summer heat of
Los Angeles. Some homes in the now affluent
Belmont Heights and adjacent
neighborhoods were originally built as summer cottages. By the
1920s homes in Belmont Heights and nearby neighborhoods began to
built as permanent year 'round residences.
Many of the homes are in
the California Craftsman Bungalow style. This area
became what many call "Bungalow Heaven" because it has
Craftsman bungalow style homes of any area of Long
Beach. You will also find Spanish Revival and
Mediterranean homes as well as charming cottage style
houses along the tree-lined streets in Belmont
There are also low-rise condos
throughout the Heights, as well as rental apartments in Spanish
||Waiting for Sunday brunch
at a local cafe on Broadway that has been a Belmont
Heights favorite for decades. Along Broadway there are
also a number of coffee houses and other types of
Belmont Heights is less congested and
significantly quieter than
and within a few minutes walk to the beach.
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A few blocks to the west of Belmont
Heights is the charming, small neighborhood of Carroll Park.
You can learn
Carroll Park bungalows on this website.
Yet another neighborhood with bungalows is
Rose Park Historic
http://amzn.to/2mjIYOhBelmont Shore stops at Broadway where the
narrow Bluff Park neighborhood begins. In Bluff
Park estate size homes are significantly grander and more
architecturally distinguished. You can see
Bluff Park homes
on this site.
And for a diversion to to Cal State Long
Beach to spend some quiet time in a charming