1728 E 3rd Street #2, Long Beach, CA 90802
The El Cordova is a historically significant Spanish Colonial Revival courtyard style 20-unit condominium complex designed by architect George R. Riddle in 1928. It is also designated as a protected historical landmark where residents enjoy a significant reduction in annual property taxes. The El Cordova was prominently featured in the wide release film La La Land where Emma Stone's character lived. Located in the diverse and eclectic Alamitos Beach neighborhood of Long Beach and just a short stroll to the ocean/ parks, dining and shopping. This architecturally striking split level unit features many original details including glowing oak hardwood floors, soaring ceilings with stenciled beams, rustic iron chandelier, divided light swing-out windows, hand forged wrought iron railing, coved ceilings, arched doorways and the front door with a multi-colored stained glass window. Both bedrooms are filled with natural light and feature generously sized walk-in closets. The bathroom has coved ceilings and still retains the original shower tile and soaking tub. The current owners have installed a new period-appropriate pedestal sink and mosaic tile floors. The hallway features multiple arches, original pendant chandelier, phone nook and linen cabinets. The kitchen is well designed with original white-washed cabinetry, walk-in pantry, stainless steel appliances, eating area and a convenient in-unit laundry facility. This unit comes with one secured parking space and storage locker.