Commanding presence in the very peaks of Laguna Beach is the neighborhood known as Top of the World. Originally designed as a family community in the 1950s, Top of the World includes a large variety of home styles, from Craftsman to bungalows and modern to Mediterranean. Fantastic panoramic views encompass ocean and hillside, mountain and canyon, along with spectacular city lights. Known for the high ranking Top of the World Elementary School, this neighborhood also boast a variety of neighborhood parks and walking and bicycling trails throughout.
Laguna Beach real estate is some of the most sought after in Orange County. Properties range from beachfront homes to larger properties tucked in the hillside – both offering spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean. The area is known for an artistic atmosphere and the architecture varies from small bungalows to large, modern estate homes.
The city of Laguna Beach is located on the southern coast of Orange County and the area has been known as an artist’s colony for almost 100 years. This combined with miles of sandy beaches and a wide variety of outdoor activities give the city a personality different from the other beach cities of the OC.
Laguna has also been a California getaway spot for the likes of Charlie Chaplin, Bette Davis, Rudolph Valentino, Heather Locklear and Bette Midler who all enjoy spending holiday time there. Not to mention the popular MTV show, Laguna Beach which put this area on the map for a crowd that differed considerably from the artists that settled there.
The residents of this beach city are known for their involvement in the community, and the local government works hard to preserve a small village appeal and the quaint boutiques that line the streets of the Village area. The community also has a vested interest in protecting the beaches, parks and plentiful marine life native to the area.
City of Laguna Beach
Information about city government, services and departments as well as local parks, recreation and schools.
Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce
Information about business practices and support for businesses in the Laguna Beach area.
OC City Guide Laguna
Visitor information about the Laguna Beach area, including history, dining, events and shopping.
Laguna Beach Historical Society
Dedicated to preserving the rich history of the area, the Laguna Beach Historical Society was formed in 1989, and is run by volunteers.