Santa Monica, California, is a city in Los Angeles County. It’s the namesake of Saint Monica, a Christian saint who lived during the 4th century. It was incorporated in 1886. Santa Monica has a population of over 92,000 citizens.
Santa Monica has been a popular resort town since the early 1920s. Both visitors and residents enjoy its shopping and dining options and sunny weather. Downtown Santa Monica is one of the hottest areas in the city. There, you’ll find the local farmers’ market, plus over 50 specialty shops that sell things like eco-friendly items and glassware. This is also where you’ll find the Santa Monica History Museum, a museum containing six culture, art, and history galleries and one hands-on gallery for children. A few minutes from the downtown area is Santa Monica Pier, which is located on a street with the same name. This famous seaside locale has an aquarium, an amusement park, and several eateries and shops. Memorial Park is a haven for athletic fans. It has an indoor gym, a skate park, several ball fields, and a playground. If you want to learn tennis, you can visit Santa Monica Tennis Center, a facility that offers group and private lessons for all ages. Bergamot Station is an art haven. This space possesses several art galleries, a theater, designers and architects, and a cafe. Schools in Santa Monica include eight public elementary schools, three public middle schools, three public high schools, 11 private schools, a supplementary Japanese school, and a few post-secondary schools.
About 64 percent of Santa Monica homes are apartment complexes. Other types of Santa Monica real estate properties include mobile homes, small apartment buildings, single-family houses, and townhomes. Santa Monica properties generally have an average of one to two bedrooms, and most of them were built during the years 1940-1969. Consider moving to Santa Monica. This city has excellent weather, a cool beach environment, and plenty to do.
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