A Predeveloped Balboa Peninsula

In 1923, a syndicate of Pasadena men purchased all of the land on the easterly extreme of the peninsula from Edna Ferguson, the widow of Joe Ferguson.  The property was then subdivided, a map filed in May 1923, and public improvements installed during the winter of 1923-1924, after which an intense selling campaign began.

The Peninsula, Balboa, c. 1922

The Peninsula, Balboa, c. 1922

These pictures and details are entirely from Jeff Delaney’s book, Newport Beach.  Jeff Delaney’s website is located at www.NewportBeachPostcards.com.

To see more pictures and read more history on the Newport Beach area, please browse my “Local History” section!

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Renee West

Broker Associate at Villa Real Estate
I'm a real estate broker associate in Newport Beach & Corona del Mar, CA, with Villa Real Estate.
Contact me at (714) 914 9060 or rwest@villarealestate.com for all your real estate wants and needs.
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