Neighborhoods


 

South Shores:

Above Western from Morse to 25th. This hilly area encompasses Friendship Park and was developed in the mid 1950's and early 1960s. There are many single level mid-century modern homes here as well as ranches and new construction. Great ocean views and close to shopping centers on 25th and Western.

Vista del Oro:

Below Western to Walker from 25th Street to 7th Street. The top of VDO has steep hills providing great harbor views and  lead to flat areas in the lower section. This area was developed in the 1920's and 1930's and homes are unique and full of character with Spanish revivals, Tudors, Traditional and a few mid-century homes built later. Averill Park is the center of VDO.

Point Fermin:

From the Ocean to 25th Street. PF was developed mainly as a vacation home area in the 1930's and later. Smaller, wood beach homes were built here but you can also find some magnificent Craftsman style homes. Lots tend to be on the smaller side.  Some steep hills provide sweeping harbor and ocean views. Cabrillo Beach, Angels Gate and Point Fermin Parks can be found here.

The Palisades:

From 25th to the Ocean and Western to Roxburry. This hilly neighborhood is a mixed bag of early developments of Spanish Revival homes built in the 1920's to mid century modern and ranch homes. The hills provide great ocean and Catalina views. Royal Palms and the nature preserve sit here.

Holy Trinity:

The neighborhood starts at 6th Street below Western to Bandini and extends through Summerland. These are mostly smaller, older homes with a lot of character with some newer ranch style and tall and skinnies thrown in.

Taper Area:

Westmont splits the neighborhood that goes down to Gaffey and up to Amelia. Construction usually from the 70s and 80s exists here.

North San Pedro:

Includes everything north of Summerland including Taper area neighborhood.

Downtown:

Below Pacific from 4th to 10th. The past 10 years have brought new construction to downtown with several loft projects and a high rise condo complex. Original architecture from the early days of San Pedro still exist. Lots of shops and restaurants, easy access to the harbor and Ports O' Call.

Central San Pedro:

Lower San Pedro below Walker to Harbor and from 19th to Front Street. This is "original San Pedro" and encompasses Downtown. Many early build Victorian, Craftsman and Spanish Revival homes can be found here as well as duplex and multi-use buildings.