- East Village Walking Tours
- Saturday, May 12, 2018
- 9:30 AM - Noon
- East Village - Long Beach
- LBH Sponsored Events & Education
Film stars once patronized a lively nightclub scene at the East Village's historic Lafayette Hotel, also home to the Miss Universe Pageant for several years. The East Village additionally provides a palate of the changing architectural fashions in vogue during the early part of the 20th century including Victorian cottages from as early as 1905 and prairie, Italianate, art deco, international, mid-century modern buildings and "own-your-own" residential high-rises that catered to elegant resort living after World War I and the discovery of oil in the region.
Some of the buildings covered:
... and more!
Schedule: 2nd Saturday of every month April 14th is cancelled for Grand Prix
Start time: 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Where: Begins near the intersection of Linden Ave and Ocean Blvd. at the Linden Avenue entrance to the Cooper Arms Condominium. Walkers travel between Ocean Blvd and 4th Street.
Parking: Metered street parking or free public parking at Harbor Place (access by driving south on Linden, turning left on Seaside Way and almost immediately entering the gate marked Visitor Parking).
Length: 2 hours
Distance covered: About 1-1/2 miles total walking
Walking difficulty: Moderate
Cost: $10 per adult payable through PayPal
Special tours may be scheduled for groups of five or more people.
RSVP: or call 562-493-7019 for reservations.
NOTE THAT ALL TICKETS WILL BE HELD AT WILL CALL AT THE START OF THE TOUR (Ocean Blvd & Linden Ave)
In the event of significant rain the tour will be cancelled and you may arrange to attend a later tour.
ABOUT LONG BEACH HERITAGE
Long Beach Heritage is a non-profit education and advocacy group which promotes public knowledge and preservation of significant historic and architectural resources and the cultural heritage of Long Beach.