Category: Habitat

laguna beach habitat

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Habitat: South Laguna

The community known as Coast Royal was the first development in south Laguna Beach. It was initially subdivided in 1906, preceding Three Arch Bay and the rest of south Laguna’s neighborhoods by several years. Just a few streets away sits…

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Habitat: Magnolia Drive

Located in north Laguna, much of Magnolia Drive’s character can be attributed to its past. According to the Laguna Beach Heritage Committee, it’s home to the neighborhood’s oldest house, 390 Magnolia, built in 1907. Present residents embrace the history of…

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Habitat: Arch Beach Heights

Once a remote location with poor accessibility, Arch Beach Heights was all but completely ignored after its subdivision in 1911. At one point, the lots were even given away as a promotional gift with the purchase of an annual Los…

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Habitat: Tree Streets

The “tree streets” neighborhood in north Laguna Beach boasts historic architecture that housed some of the city’s early residents. You can still find one of the largest collections of builder bungalows in this sleepy neighborhood, setting it apart from other…

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Habitat: Temple Terrace

Close to the city’s conveniences, Temple Terrace residents enjoy the best of Laguna Beach. Located just below Bluebird Park, where many locals gather for live concerts during the summer months, the neighborhood’s children and adults take part in year-round activities…

A View From Above

With scenic vistas as far as the eye can see, Top of the World is a family-friendly neighborhood that feels like a retreat from the bustling city. By Tanya A. Yacina | Photos by Jody Tiongco     Nestled between…

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Private Paradise

The gated oasis of Emerald Bay is home to unique residences, numerous amenities and, most important, friendly neighbors. By Tanya Yacina | Photos by Jody Tiongco     Behind the gates of Emerald Bay, you’ll find a tight-knit community wrapped…

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Tranquil Life Meets Wildlife

In the heart of Laguna Beach, the winding drive along Bluebird Canyon leads to a cozy, quiet neighborhood that backs up to a nature reserve. By Laura Gosselin | Photos by Jody Tiongco   Residents of Upper Bluebird Canyon enjoy…

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A Place in the Sun

With relaxed beach houses and cottages, and breathtaking ocean views 
at any time of day, Sunset Avenue is the place to be for families. By Margie Monin Dombrowski | Photos by Jody Tiongco     Just a stone’s throw away…

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Past and Present

Firmly rooted in Laguna history, the distinct homes of El Bosque blend the old and the new. By Margie Monin Dombrowski | Photos by Jody Tiongco     A fitting name for a Laguna street lined with eucalyptus trees, “el…