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The "Gateway to the San Gabriel Valley" is a safe, diverse neighborhood.
Studio / 1 BR
47% Complete
1,565
2 Bedrooms
59% Complete
1,950
3 Bedrooms
72% Complete
2,380
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
3,300

Good For
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 343 Shops
  • 65 Fitness options
  • 220 Restaurants
  • 22 Grocery stores/markets
  • 40 Banks
  • 25 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITAverage

WALKABILITYAverage
Safety

N/A

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Alhambra LIKE?

Located on the western edge of the San Gabriel Valley, Alhambra is a quiet city of about 85,000 people with a predominantly Asian and Latino population. Settled by pioneers in the late 1800s and turned into orange groves, today this is a suburban community pocketed with historic areas. 

There are a wide range of housing styles here, including Art Deco, Mid-century Modern, Craftsman, and Spanish. Most properties are single-family homes though you will find small apartment buildings with rental units.

Families are attracted by the many excellent elementary and high schools.

But be warned: residents complain about the awful traffic on the main roads, even on weekends.

Alhambra is bordered on the north by South Pasadena and San Marino, on the east by San Gabriel, on the south by Monterey Park, and on the west by El Sereno.

 

Commute:
Burbank: 15 miles / 25-60 minutes by car / 65-70 minutes by transit
Century City: 21.9 miles / 55-120 minutes by car / 90-100 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 11.2 miles / 25-55 minutes by car / 45-50 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 25 miles / 55-110 minutes by car / 95-110 minutes by transit

Alhambra Los Angeles Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Alhambra LOCAL schools

9-12 GRADES
First Presbyterian School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.27 mi
9-12 GRADES
First Presbyterian School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.27 mi
PK-4 GRADES
All Souls Elementary School
Parent Rating:
Type:Private
Distance:0.46 mi
9-12 GRADES
Independence High (Alternative) School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.55 mi
9-12 GRADES
Century High School
Parent Rating:
Type:Public
Distance:0.55 mi

 

Local Flavor   Alhambra Local Flavor

Savoy Kitchen
Savoy Kitchen 138 E VALLEY BLVD, ALHAMBRA, CA 91801 MAP
http://savoykitchen.net

This no-frills Alhambra restaurant is known for its spicy Hainan Chicken. In fact it's so well known you can expect a wait of 20-30 minutes during peak hours, but once people try it they keep coming back.

Grill 'Em All
Grill 'Em All 825 COLORADO BLVD, LOS ANGELES, CA 90041 MAP
http://grillemallburgs.com

Originally (and still) a food truck, Grill 'Em All is a temple to the almighty burger with a heavy metal vibe. They feature specials throughout the week and have beers on tap.

Gallery Nucleus
Gallery Nucleus 210 E MAIN ST, ALHAMBRA, CA 91801 MAP
http://www.gallerynucleus.com

This neighborhood gallery and bookstore features work from up and coming artists. They also host several events each month, including book signings and artist openings.

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Joe Wolf, @goalhambra, @takahashi_ryousuke, @daniel110953, @jdav290_, @itsbellerosa, @angelobriandiaz, @irvancheung, @josephcaptures, @naruto_8u6t1q6t, @splashy_tdog, @bittersweetbabymay, @arqluisolvera, @smurfettemncs, @_tangting for your great photos of this neighborhood! 

 

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