Melrose Hill

Find your home in Melrose Hill, where every house built has a beautiful history to it! This close-knit neighborhood includes an area which acquired historic preservation status in 1988, comprising 24 Craftsman and Colonial Revival-style bungalow homes built between 1911 and 1926.  A quiet, family-friendly cul-de-sac community, Melrose Hill provides a neighborhood that feels isolated from the city, while still centrally located and only a quick drive to nearby shopping and dining.

Neighborhood Highlights

  • Melrose Hill’s HPOZ (Historic Preservation Overlay Zone) enforces regulations around the upkeep of its historic homes to maintain their charming original architectural character
  • Notable park-like atmosphere, with well-curated front gardens and street light standards modeled after NYC’s memorable Central Park lamps
  • Small footprint gives the neighborhood a tight-knit suburban feel all while tucked within an urban area
  • Known among its residents as a friendly, cooperative community 
  • Centrally located with easy access to the 101 Freeway
A Melrose Hill neighborhood street lined with purple Jacaranda trees

Local Schools

Ramona Elementary School
Alexandria Elementary School
King Middle School
John Marshall High School