The neighborhood of Central City East is located in the city of Los Angeles, California.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Central City East. In general, finding lively streets in this part of Los Angeles is easy. Although this part of the city is not known for its nightlife, few of entertainment venues can be found nearby, and there are often relatively few people around. It is easy to access green spaces in the neighborhood, since there are a few of them close by for residents to discover and getting to a park is occasionally challenging from a large number of residences.
In Central City East, the majority of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings make up most of the remaining housing stock. This neighborhood has a good selection of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Roughly 80% of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners. The properties in this area are quite old, because about one third of its dwellings were built pre-1960, while the majority of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 2000s.
A general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in this area. Moreover, owing to over 50 restaurants and approximately 10 coffee shops, Central City East is a fairly good place in which to go out to eat. It is also a very short walk to an excellent choice of clothing stores, for instance along Cesar E Chavez Avenue. Concerning education, locals will welcome the proximity to both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from most properties for sale in this part of the city. Locals benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and high school level.
Regardless of the mode of transportation, it is very convenient to get around in Central City East. This area will attract physically active house buyers as it is quite convenient for walking; meeting daily needs is straightforward on foot, and a large number of businesses of different types can be found as well. The very good public transit access makes transit a viable option for many due to Union Station with access to the Metro Purple Line and Metro Red Line, and about 40 nearby bus lines. Central City East is also very car friendly. Nearby highways, such as Santa Ana Freeway, are especially easy to reach from anywhere in Central City East, and it is very convenient to find a parking spot.