Goosby Valuation 310-701-5207 has been appraising in Santa Monica for over 10 years. Whether you are a homeowner or a prospective buyer, you need to have an unbiased, easy to follow appraisal report , prepared by a local appraiser who lives in Santa Monica, and is an expert in appraising Santa Monica Real Estate. We provide easy to read, full color appraisal reports, delivered in PDF format via email & secure download, here on our website. We will explain any item in the report needing clarification. We are experts in appraising Santa Monica Properties and look forward to appraising any property that you may have an interest in, here in Santa Monica, CA 90401, 90402, 90403, 90404 & 90405. We appraise all types of real estate, including apartment buildings and small commercial properties. Santa Monica, CA is a great place to live and is considered a destination city. Montana Avenue with it's trendy boutique shopping, 3rd street with it's street performers, shops & dining and of course Santa Monica beach and Santa Monica Pier.
Santa Monica Pier
Piers have been a tradition in Southern California since the area's 19th-century seaside resort days. Many have long since disappeared (like Pacific Ocean Park, an entire amusement park perched on offshore pilings), and others have been shortened by battering storms and are now mere shadows (or stumps) of their former selves, but you can still experience those halcyon days of yesteryear at world-famous Santa Monica Pier.
Built in 1908 for passenger and cargo ships, the Santa Monica Pier does a pretty good job of recapturing the glory days of Southern California. The wooden wharf is now home to seafood restaurants and snack shacks, a touristy Mexican cantina, a gaily colored turn-of-the-20th-century indoor wooden carousel (which Paul Newman operated in The Sting), and an aquarium filled with sharks, rays, octopus, eels, and other local sea life. Summer evening concerts, which are free and range from big band to Miami-style Latin, draw crowds, as does the small amusement area perched halfway down. Its name, Pacific Park (tel. 310/260-8744; www.pacpark.com), hearkens back to the granddaddy pier amusement park in California, Pacific Ocean Park; this updated version has a solar-powered Ferris wheel, a mild-mannered roller coaster, and 10 other rides, plus a high-tech arcade shootout. But anglers still head to the end to fish, and nostalgia buffs to view the photographic display of the pier's history. This is the last of the great pleasure piers, offering rides, romance, and perfect panoramic views of the bay and mountains.
The pier is about a mile up Ocean Front Walk from Venice; it's a great round-trip stroll. Parking is available for $6 to $8 on both the pier deck and the beachfront nearby. Limited short-term parking is also available. For information on twilight concerts (generally held Thurs between mid-June and the end of Aug), call tel. 310/458-8900 or visit www.santamonicapier.org.
3rd Street (between Broadway & Wilshire),
L.A. is the land of the automobile and the mall, and as the old saying goes: "nobody walks in L.A.." But here on the Promenade you can always find a crowd of happy pedestrians enjoying the sunshine (or the moonlight), along with the movies and restaurants. And it's free - there is no admission charge. The new shopping area begins where the Santa Monica Place mall ends (anchoring the Promenade's southern end) and runs north for three long outdoor blocks to Wilshire Blvd.
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