Belmont Heights is a very walkable neighborhood in the southeast region of Long Beach, California. Residents love the area because they are close to beaches, cafes, shops, and coffee houses.
Belmont Heights is one of the city’s historic districts and borders the Pacific Ocean. It is comprised of both the Belmont Heights Historic District and Eliot Lane Historic District. Many homes here were built in the 1920s and are surrounded by mature landscaping. It is mostly residential but there is a business district east of Redondo Avenue on Broadway East.
This community is known for its large feral parrot population. These birds live along Ocean Boulevard between Livingston Drive and Redondo Avenue. Although they are sometimes considered a nuisance many residents are used to them.
If you’re looking for private schooling there is a long list including Cambodian Christian School, Parkridge Private School, St. Anthony High School, Oakwood Academy, and Los Altos Brethren School. This community is served by the Long Beach Unified School District with facilities such as Mann Elementary School, Jefferson Leadership Academies School, and Wilson High School. This is also the home of California State University, Long Beach as well as Long Beach City College, DeVry University, and Pacific Coast University School of Law.
Belmont Heights is near many stores and restaurants and Downtown Long Beach is just a few miles west. Shoppers enjoy visiting City Place, Marina Pacifica Mall, and Long Beach Town Center. To the east is the Recreation Park Golf Course and a little further southeast is the Alamitos Bay.
Long Beach is the state’s 7th largest city and has 17 historic districts including Carroll Park, California Heights, and Rose Park. There is a variety of Spanish, Tudor, and California bungalows. There are many cultural activities at venues like the Long Beach Museum of Art, the Bob Cole Conservatory of Music, and the Long Beach Symphony.
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