Plans filed with the city last week call for a new mixed-use redevelopment of the Marina Marketplace, a Marina del Rey-adjacent shopping center constructed in the 1970s. The project will bring new retail space and 658 units of housing.
The Neptune Marina and its residents represent a different era in American history, one where neighbors were on a first name basis and locking the front door was not a necessity. The townhomes will be knocked down and replaced with sleeker housing.
Rapper/actor Ice Cube dropped $7.25 million on the waterfront house previously owned by Jean-Claude Van Damme. The residence sits in the Silver Strand section of MdR, right on the Grand Canal, and has six bedroom suites and a home theater.
Westwood wildly high rents have unseated Marina del Rey in the top spot for now, but the 10 priciest neighborhoods for two-bedrooms span a great deal of the city. It's one thing with roommates, but what about a family?