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Old 04-10-2017, 02:11 AM
 
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When I think of mid-century modern, these are the first cities that come to mind. The Los Angeles suburb of Anaheim Hills is the quintessential neighborhood for them. Isn't that where the Brady Bunch house is?
The Brady Bunch house is in the San Fernando Valley, North Hollywood to be exact, and is included in the city of Los Angeles. Anaheim Hills is located in Orange County and was pretty much a dusty canyon land in the 50's and 60's.

The peninsula between San Francisco and San Jose, basically Silicon Valley, has a large cache of mid century modern including entire Eichler neighborhoods.

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Old 04-17-2017, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Jurupa Valley, CA, USA 92509
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There is certainly a divide in the valley. You start with Palm Springs, which has become a very middle class gay-mecca, but still with a significant family population, and some still very small, but upscale neighborhoods. Moving east, you run into Cathedral City, then Palm Desert, and eventually Indio. As you move into Palm Desert the more upscale it becomes, but then into Indio is a different world. The whole valley is a story of three different populations. PS is middle class, gay, and still the center of the valley. Palm Desert is upper middle class to outright wealthy, and then Indio is lower middle class to downright poor. An interesting population diversity in the Coachella Valley.
Well, one reason is because the East Coachella Valley (Indio, Coachella, Thermal, etc.) relies abundantly on lots of agriculture, drop irrigation, farm labor by migrants, and, on a lesser note, livestock (mainly consisting of chickens, horses, and cattle), and as well bear a heavy majority Hispanic population (+70%). You know, if you sometimes think about it, the cities/towns in the eastern half of the CV, yes, including Indio, are actually quite a bit similar to many Central Valley cities/towns.
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