Tag Archives: Seal Beach Real Estate

September 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1958, the Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram ran a profile of Gene Harding, the manager of the Marina Shores tract in Seal Beach and the 1957 Long Beach Sales Executive Club’s Salesman of the Year under the … Continue reading

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September 6th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1964, the Marina Lanai Apartments ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent. The apartment building was constructed in 1962 and had its open house launch on December 2nd, 1962. The new apartments were modern and up-to-date … Continue reading

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August 30th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1914, Guy M. Rush ran this ad in the Sunday edition of the Los Angeles Times. We love these Howard DeKruif seal-themed ads for Seal Beach, and we also think that “Seal Beach–the place where good … Continue reading

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August 17th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1969, this ad in the Long Beach Independent touting the wonders of Seal Beach’s latest real estate tract, the exotically named “Suburbia.” Later this tract would become better known as “Bridgeport.” – Michael Dobkins

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July 22nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1906, the Los Angeles Herald ran this ad enticing potential Southern California real estate buyers to check out this exciting new city named Bay City. Needless to say with a dynamic and distinct name like Bay … Continue reading

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June 29th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1969, S&S Homes targeted demanding and astute executives with this ad for College Park homes starting at $32,000 in the Long Beach Independent Press Telegram. – Michael Dobkins

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June 14th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1936, the Arizona Republic ran this ad for the Surfside Colony from the Ord Land Company.  Imagine facing daily triple digit temperatures in Phoenix in a decade where air conditioning is mostly a feature in offices … Continue reading

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May 30th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1936, the Santa Ana Register ran the following real estate ad. Except for differences in style, this ad uses much of the same pitch for Seal Beach as real estate ads from twenty years earlier. Lots at … Continue reading

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February 22nd In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1969, the Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram carried an ad that boldly announced the grand opening of a new model in the College Park tract. The ad copy pointed out all the expensive luxury features of the new … Continue reading

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January 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1968, The Independent Press Telegram reported the grand opening of a new unit in College Park. The following advertisement was also printed in the same edition: Eight new model homes were presented, with new floor plans … Continue reading

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