Laguna Beach, California: Ruins of 1920s Beach Cottages

Fenced off beach vacation and resident cottages in various states of decay. Built between 1926 and 1939, sold to the state in 1979. Visitor center exhibits.

Crystal Cove State Park

8471 N Coast Hwy, Laguna Beach, CA
Large state park has four entrances; the northernmost off the Pacific Coast Hwy at Pelican Point is to a large parking lot and access to the 1932 pedestrian tunnel to the beach.
6 am - sunset; historic district until 10 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Parking fee.
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Ruins of 1920s Beach Cottages

The Crystal Cove Historic District is a group of beach cottages built in the 1930s and 40s around the mouth of a creek. The federally listed Historic District is an enclave of 46 vintage rustic coastal cottages and is a state park. Refurbishment has started and those cottages completed are available for overnight rentals.

[Sam Wilkins, 10/16/2020]

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