Life in San Pedro

Discover life in San Pedro and at the LA Waterfront!

Explore where the past meets the present at the southernmost tip of Los Angeles! If you love living in an authentic coastal community where culture is valued, then San Pedro is the place for you. Featuring beautiful weather year-round with ocean breezes and breathtaking views of Catalina island and the California coastline, San Pedro is your next adventure!

‍Uniquely located just 30 minutes south of Downtown Los Angeles and LAX, San Pedro is a hidden gem of Los Angeles. With affordable housing for first-time home buyers and urban apartments, San Pedro offers an eclectic mix of a downtown by the sea inviting many to relocate.

Real Estate

With San Pedro real-estate in high demand, many investment opportunities abound. Median home prices are considerably lower than the rest of Los Angeles providing a unique opportunity for investment. Many homes in the Central San Pedro neighborhood are in the $400,000.

In Downtown San Pedro, developers are focusing on building new apartment units and homes available at various incomes. Commercial real estate is also booming with most notably the upcoming development of West Harbor, a world class center for shopping and dining. Featuring a $150 million dollar redevelopment of San Pedro, West Harbor draws on the inspiration of North America’s largest working port and will feature state of the art entertainment venues, dining, and retail. This 42 acre project will feature over 130,000 sq. feet of retail and outdoor space.

West Harbor will be an entirely new harbor-side district, rooted in its authentic past. A world class destination celebrating the best of everything that LA has to offer. Renowned chef driven restaurants, seafood markets, artisan craft beers and live entertainment. A gathering place bringing culture and community together. A respite from busy life to connect with family and friends, to take in the sights and sounds of the ocean.

With a fascinating military and maritime history, there are many memorials along the waterfront near the Cruise terminal. San Pedro’s marina is home to over 700 vessels in our historic marina where annual sailing charters and fishing tours operate from. AltaSea is also investing over $125 million into their world-class marine research facility.

West Harbor, Port of LA (Downtown San Pedro)

Food Scene

San Pedro features a thriving food scene with both casual and fine dining earning recognition in EaterLA and the LA times. Many restaurants in Downtown San Pedro feature outdoor dining platforms to add additional seating and provide a new atmosphere for locals and visitors alike! With sixteen restaurants within a quarter mile, there is no shortage of options.

Kalaveras on Taco Tuesday (Downtown San Pedro)

Art Scene

Art lovers can enjoy a growing art scene in San Pedro where the historic core of downtown has been home to artists for over 100 years. Many new opportunities exist to nurture the cultural vibrancy of San pedro and highlight the many unique artistic influences found within our downtown boundary. Boasting many colorful murals and artist-owned galleries/studios, The Arts District of San Pedro celebrates diversity and hosts the monthly 1st Thursday ArtWalk.

Murals downtown San Pedro (Downtown San Pedro)


Since 1821, San Pedro has been a center of commerce and trade. Today, San Pedro’s locally-owned and family-operated shopping scene is full of hard-to-find and one-of-a-kind treasures. Shoppers come to town to buy a range of authentic wares that most notably include hand-crafted gifts, vintage furniture, antiques, art, vinyl records, skateboards, and authentic streetwear.

The District’s independent merchants are as diverse as the LA Harbor landscape. Stores and galleries line 6th and 7th street in the historic Downtown San Pedro. Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles is one of the Southland’s most popular permanent indoor craft marketplaces for art, clothing and accessories, gourmet accoutrements, indulgent bath products and locally handmade jewelry.

Rustic Charms and Petals (Downtown San Pedro)