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Angelino Heights Historic Area

1300 W. Carroll Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
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Ranked #145 of 389 Attractions in Los Angeles
Type: Neighborhoods
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Brooklyn, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Nice little detour from the madness of LA traffic, just before the street grid of downtown. Take a 5 minute drive, or a 15 minute walk, and see why, historically, rich people built homes on hills.

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Sacramento
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170 reviews 170 reviews
69 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

About 4 blocks of old victorians. Stopped and talked with an inhabitant who gave us extra knowledge-- like Michael Jackson's Thriller video was made at the house, etc. That really added to the visit. Driving or creeping along the freeways in downtown LA is a nightmare so don't go near it if you are in a hurry. For instance, 45... More

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upstate NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Don't miss this if you do. I guess we are kind of weird in that when we travel we don't do museums and the usual touristy stuff. We like to ride or walk through neighborhoods. People watch and building gawk. Shop with the masses and feel like we belong. So what a treasure this is. A neighborhood that is perfectly... More

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Los Angeles, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Really nice drive through this historic part of LA. Spend a few minutes appreciating the architecture. I wasnt sure if there were specific things to stop and do, but the drive was nice

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012 via mobile

We visit with my husband and toddler and wasn't dissapointed. The houses were very beautiful and made you feel you went back in time. We wished there were more to watch since we got spoiled after seeing them but there were enough to for us take a nice memory in our minds of how the neighborhoods use to be. A... More

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Los Angeles
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2011

Angelino Heights is considered one of the first suburbs of Los Angeles. Built on a hill just a few miles west of the city center, the area was developed in the mid-1880s by William W. Stilson and Everett E. Hall. It is one of the few neighborhoods in Los Angeles remaining intact from the Victorian era with this style of... More

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