Life in La Mirada, CA
There are several neighborhoods in Whittier. The area centered around Philadelphia Street and Greenleaf Avenue is known as Uptown Whittier and contains the traditional central business core. Just north of Uptown Whittier are the neighborhoods known as Central Park and Hadley-Greenleaf. They have been designated historic districts by the city Historic Resources Commission, and together comprise most of the area of the Whittier Historic Neighborhood Association. These districts contain many Craftsman and Spanish Colonial Revival homes. In and abutting the hills north of the historic districts is Starlite Estates. The area surrounding Whittier College is known as College Hills and was also recently designated a historic district, as has a small cluster of homes along Earlham Drive. The area east of College Avenue is referred to as East Whittier.
Whittier’s strong sense of history and vision for the future has made it an upscale and dynamic residential community. Throughout the years, the City of Whittier has striven to provide a healthy and safe community and a well-maintained infrastructure enhanced by planned patterns of growth and development.
- Friendly Hills
- West Rd / Hacienda Rd
- Whittier College / Mar Vista St
- Workman Mill Rd / Peck Rd
- Greenleaf Ave / Whittier Blvd
- East Whittier
- Beverly Blvd / Greenleaf Ave
- Norino Dr / Honolulu Ter
- Whittier Blvd / Valley Home Ave
- East La Mirada
La Jolla is the location of Torrey Pines Golf Course, site each January or February of a PGA Tour event formerly known as the Buick Invitational and – since 2010 – called the Farmers Insurance Open. In 2008, Torrey Pines also hosted the 2008 U.S. Open.
The median home value in La Jolla is $1,594,900. La Jolla home values have gone up 6.0% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 2.2% within the next. The median rent price in La Jolla is $4,800, which is higher than the San Diego median of $2,300.
- Median Home Value (Thousands)