Fabulous Fullerton, a wonderful city located in Northern Orange County.
Fullerton is a community of tree-line residential streets. Known for excellence in education, the city is the home to four colleges/universities.
With a rich heritage, Fullerton has a long list historical places registered in the National Registry. The famed Union Pacific Depot and the Muckenthaler Cultural Center (the estate was the former home of Walter and Adella Muckenthaler) to name just a few.
At the heart of the city is a real-life beautiful historical and bustling downtown. Numerous eateries and night spots, plus a wide variety of unique specialty shops. At night the trees are laced with sparkling white lights. You can check out walking tours by visiting the cities by visiting the Fullerton Heritage organization.
- Population approximately 126,000
- Land size is approximately 33 miles
- Median age 33
- Household income approximately $60,000, above the national average.
- Nearby transportation, quick access to the 57 and 91 freeways.
- Zip codes include, 92131, 92832, 92833, 92834, 2835
The City of Fullerton owns and maintains 45 city parks. Fullerton’s Craig Regional park located on the eastern boundary of the cityis owned and operated by the County of Orange.
On Wednesday mornings (until 1:30) many locals head to the Certified Farmer’s Market, known to be one of the oldest in Orange County. The new location(as of February 2007) will be at Independence Park, 801 W. Valencia Drive. Adjacent to the DMV, this location just east of Euclid Street.
Historic Fullerton City Hall, now used as the Police Department was built by the WPA in 1939.
Famous folks born in Fullerton…pop star Gwen Stefani.
The Heart of the City ~ Living in Downtown Fullerton
Picturesque downtown Fullerton is a bustling combination of historic buildings, unique businesses and shops including side-walk cafes and bistros to name just a few. Area residents live in craftsman style cottages and apartments.
The Pinnacle Apartments, newer construction in downtown. Rents range from $1,500 to $2,700 for 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments. Store front shops are located on the ground level.
A quick stroll around the historic downtown area will lead you to one of the many places of worship in the heart of the city.
Fullerton\’s Oldest Church,originally built in 1909 as?a Methodist?Church. This magnificent Craftsman Gothic-style church, is located on the corner of Pomona Avenue and Amerige Avenue.
Todays it’s difficult to even imagine during the eary 1960’s there were plans to demolish this spectacular structure to make room for a parking lot. As things turned out, it was too costly to demolish the building, so it was sold to the First Church of Religious Science.
Later the church suffered damage during the nearby Whittier earthquake in 1987.Fortunately the church was saved as a result of the communities commitment to save this spectacular structure.
Directly across the street on the opposite corner is the Fullerton’s Baptist Church.
- Community to L.A. Walk to the nearby Metro-Link station.
- Heading to San Deigo Stroll on over to the nearby Amtrack .th
- Hungry? Head over the the Spaghetti Station located in one of the former railway station buildings.
Buildings feautured are just a sampling of the wonderful sights in downtown fablous Fullerton, California.
–All photos by Lynda Eisenmann, Broker