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About Watts

Watts, a South Los Angeles neighborhood, is the home of the Watts Tower and the Watts Rail Station, which are both historical attractions. This tightly-knit community of small single-story homes and apartment complexes has always been a haven for affordable housing, attracting mostly working-class residents. With a new sustainable-development plan in place, 103rd and Central Avenue will offer mixed-income townhouses and apartments creating a new urban village.

Quick Facts

Current Prices: $425,000 to $619,900

Closed Prices: $255,000 to $680,000

Median Sale Price: $490,000

Average $ per sq ft: $487

Association Fee Ranges: $0

Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home

Age: 1908 to 2021

Sq. Ft.: 556 to 2603 Sq. Ft.

Bedrooms: 1 to 7 Bedrooms

Bathrooms: 0 to 5 Bathrooms

Getting Around Watts

Around Watts

Young families and seniors will enjoy the peacefulness of the quiet tree-lined blocks with stucco homes and white fences along Alvaro Street. If you are looking for a little more excitement and interaction, the corridor surrounding 103rd Street and Central Avenue will have more activities for the younger crowd looking to engage in the art and cultural scene near by.

You can find many traditional and authentic Mexican and American cuisine options on 110th Street. From Imperial Highway to Wilmington Avenue, enjoy a variety of places to eat that offer Chinese food, southern soul food, burgers, pizza, and tacos. Find the best coffee in town along 103rd Street, and no Los Angeles neighborhood is complete without a few food trucks scattered around the area. Some of the best food trucks are located along Imperial Highway.

Young families, young professionals, and senior citizens make up the population of this diverse and expanding community. You will see young people playing outside in front of their homes and people walking their dogs. An influx of young professionals tend to flow towards the busy intersections of Central Avenue, who tend to enjoy the art, history, and culture that this urban village has to offer.

Go to the Watts Tower thriving art district and check out a live independent theater production at the Watts Village Theater Company on 96th Street. Afterwards, go have something to eat at one of the restaurants along 110th Street. Then grab some two-for-one cocktail deals and appetizers at the local bar during happy hour and listen to some music.

Grab brunch and coffee around 103rd Street, then ride your bike to one of the local art galleries or museums in the art district where you'll see historic folk art at Watts Tower. You can spend the afternoon with family and friends at the newly constructed Serenity Park located on 114th, which includes a skate park, jungle gym, picnic area, and exercise equipment.

Locals Love

  • Affordable Housing
  • Redevelopment Plans

Locals Don't Love

  • Limited Community Activities

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