Eagle Rock, CA Real Estate
Eagle Rock is one of the larger and more famous suburbs of Los Angeles. Named for a distinctive rock formation which casts an eagle-shaped shadow across the neighborhood each evening, it has long been home to Los Angeles’s “Creative Class,” due to the abundance of middle-class housing. The “Anytown, USA” look of the neighborhood has made it popular in television and film, serving as a backdrop and scene for Teenage Werewolf, Top Gun and Beverly Hills 90210. Eagle Rock continues to be a focus for those who work or hope to work in Hollywood and other Los Angeles area studios. It has also served as home to John Steinbeck and Terry Gilliam, among others.
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Eagle Rock was founded in 1911 and became part of Los Angeles in 1923. Home to the famous Occidental College of Architecture, it is home to a number of famous buildings, most notably those of a Georgian, Craftsman or Art Deco design. While some houses are very large and mansion-like in nature, the vast majority of homes are single-family dwellings on small plots. There are also a few apartment blocks and condominium developments. The area is generally family-friendly, and is served by some of the highest-quality schools in Los Angeles, most notably the famous Eagle Rock High School, which is one of the highest rated schools in Los Angeles.
Eagle Rock Community Attractions
Eagle Rock has been a nexus of American counter-culture due to the bohemian nature of its inhabitants. The artistic community has always thrived in the area, and it has served as home to Zach de la Rocha of Rage Against the Machine and Scott Shriner of Weezer. The Eagle Rock Community Center has served as a springboard and practice area for many local bands and artists, and numerous film and art exhibitions are held throughout the year. Occidental College, one of the oldest liberal arts colleges in America, routinely holds open events to encourage young actors, painters, musicians and writers and can cite both Ben Affleck and Matt Damon as alumni.
The community of Eagle Rock also has a vibrant commercial district. The Eagle Rock Plaza is one of the largest and most modern malls in Los Angeles, and the rapid availability of new shops and business centers opening on a regular basis. The residents of Eagle Rock are primarily employed in Hollywood, which is only a short drive away. Many local entrepreneurs and teenagers are able to find employment locally, contributing to the overall affluent income. There are no trains which run to Eagle Rock, however the Los Angeles bus system maintains routes to and through the area. The Los Angeles Public Library maintains a large branch in Eagle Rock and it is open free of charge to all residents. There are also a number of parks and recreational areas located in Eagle Rock, however most of them are an acre or less in size.} ?>
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