Kinney Heights - LA's Historical Neighborhood
By Ronald Shore and David Hitt Shore/Hitt Network, The Most Referred Team in Los Angeles!
(Keller Williams Los Feliz)
Kinney Heights is located just south of the Santa Monica Freeway between Southwestern Avenue and Arlington Avenue just north of W. Adams Blvd. It is technically a subdistrict of the West Adams neighborhood just south of downtown LA.This area was first developed around the turn-of-the-century by Abbott Kinney. It began as a suburban tract of large craftsman style homes on the western edge of the city.Homes feature beautiful design such as beveled glass trying to cabinets, marble fireplaces and mahogany floors. It was accessible via streetcar and attracted the upper-middle-class families. Today, Kinney Heights features numerous 100-year-old home still standing that of been renovated and upgraded. This neighborhood is also part of the HPOZ or the West Adams Terrace Historic Preservation Ov...