Uncovering the Benefits of Living in Rose Park, Long Beach, California
Welcome to “Beach with Benefits,” a series where I explore all the benefits of living Long Beach, California, one neighborhood at a time. I’m Melissa Urena, Long Beach local and SoCal realtor. Today, I’m in Rose Park. Let’s find out what makes this area so special.
The borders are 4th and 10th, Cherry Avenue and Redondo Avenue. Rose Park is a neighborhood that effortlessly blends the allure of history with the vibrancy of modern living. It’s comprised of two historical districts: Rose Park and Rose Park South. Best of all, you’re just a short mile from the Pacific Ocean.
Rose Park is bike-friendly and extremely walkable. You’ll find endless options for food, wine, coffee, and eclectic shopping along the main streets: 4th, 7th, and 10th. Make sure to visit 4th street, also known as Retro Row, every first Friday of the month for it’s “First Friday” celebration where you’ll find vendors, music, restaurant specials and more. For a list of vendors and shops on Retro Row and more info on events, visit their website. Rose Park has an active neighborhood association with regular meetings and community involvement. More info here
Most structures here have a historic district designation. It’s comprised mostly of single-family residences in the Spanish and Craftsman architectural styles. The average sales price in past year was 925k
Long Beach has a Michelin Star restaurant and it’s located in Rose Park. Next time you’re in town, make reservation to visit Heritage
My husband and I had the pleasure of celebrating his 50th birthday there and it did not disappoint!
Learn more about Rose Park and view available homes here