|Bedrooms||Average Rent||Cheapest Rent||Highest Rent|
|1 Bedroom Apartments||$2,010||$500||$4,394|
|2 Bedroom Apartments||$2,341||$700||$6,475|
|3 Bedroom Apartments||$3,008||$1,167||$6,470|
|4+ Bedroom Apartments||$1,496||$1,356||$1,637|
Alhambra is a beautiful, middle class city full of business life. It is one of the cheaper cities in the San Gabriel Valley with lots of shopping and eating places which makes it great for families. Many streets are lined with trees for shade.
Since 1895, Alhambra?s central business district has been a commercial center. It developed into the most attractive place in the San Gabriel Valley over the next decade. This resulted to high immigration rates and the opening of many local businesses.
Alhambra experiences short, hot summers and long, cool winters. The hot season ranges from the end of June to the end of September. The cool season is from the end of November to mid-March, with December 25thÿbeing the coldest day. The temperatures are generally warm and pleasant all year round.
Public transportation is mainly by train and bus. It is provided by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the Alhambra Community Transit. Most households in Alhambra have an average of 2 cars. 80% of the population uses personal cars for transport. The commute time for Alhambra is generally longer than average. Over 1% of Alhambra?s workforce has longer commutes than normal.
San Bernardino Freeway passes through the Southern pats of the city while Long Beach Freeway passes through the Northern parts. Main Street, interstate highways 10 and 710, Mission Road and Fremont are some of the other main thoroughfares in the city.
The Alhambra Chamber of Commerce publishes the local paper, ?Around Alhambra.? There is also an online site by the name ?Alhambra Source?. It is meant to give the locals an opportunity to tell their stories. The San Gabriel Valley Tribune and Los Angeles Times are also pretty popular.
The city is rich with cultures because it hosts many ethnic groups. This diversity provides for a wider variety of food and drinks, festivals, businesses and strong international connections. It has some of the best schools and universities in California and a high population. It is therefore great if you are looking for new job opportunities or planning to open a business. This makes it great for families and business people. There are many major attraction sites in and around the city. They include, Catalina island, Universal Studios and Griffith Park. The warm, pleasant weather of the city makes it great for relaxing on the weekends or vacations.
The city has lots of beautiful land marks such as, Alhambra Place Shopping Centre, Granada Park, Ramona Convent, Fosselman?s Ice Cream, Wing Lung Bank, Edwards Stadium Cinemas and Twohey?s Restaurant sign.
Alhambra used to be referred to as ?The city of homes? because of its large number of historic homes. Visiting these is definitely up on the list of things to do. The Mosaic Lizard Theatre is another great attraction of the city. It is popular for its plays and big audiences. In this theatre, people from all walks of life are invited. Being such the rich in history city that it is, Alhambra has its own museum. Burke Heritage Park and Alhambra Historical Society Museum are a must visit. Other attractions include, Romana Museum of California history and Ohana brewing company.
Temple City Camellia is one of the popular ones. It is a typical small town festival with lots of music, food, dance, fundraising and a beer garden. The money collected is used to uplift the local community.it comes towards the end of February. Other festivals include, Main Fest, Annual Lunar New Year Festival, Cherry Blossom and Moon Festival.
Alhambra has plenty of nice hotels and vacation rooms for tourists. The rent is pretty cheap compared to similar towns. The pleasant weather and beautiful sceneries make it an appropriate city to vacation in.
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