Alhambra, incorporated in 1903, is a city in the southwestern San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County. South Pasadena is to the northwest, San Marino is to the north, San Gabriel is to the east, and Monterey Park is to the south. The adjacent Los Angeles community of Monterey Hills is located to the west. California State University, Los Angeles is also immediately to the west.
Many of the homes in Alhambra were built in the late 1800s and early 1900s and are of historical significance. They include Craftsman, Spanish Mediterranean, Bungalow, Spanish Colonial, Italian Beaux-arts, and Arts and Crafts. Twenty-six single-family residential areas have been designated historic neighborhoods. The main business district centered at the intersection of Main and Garfield has been the center of local commerce since 1895.
Alhambra Historical Society Museum
The Alhambra Historical Society Museum, founded in 1966, encourages and promotes the research and study of the history of Alhambra and the surrounding San Gabriel Valley areas. Artifacts, including an extensive collection of historical photos dating from the 1800s, are located at the eleven room museum which is open to the public. Memberships are available. Admission is free; donations are always welcome.
Alhambra Chamber of Commerce
The Alhambra Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1913, has grown every year and now serves over 600 members from Alhambra, Monterey Park, South Pasadena, San Marino, San Gabriel, Temple City, and the surrounding areas. Members are provided numerous networking opportunities, valuable educational opportunities, and inclusion in a valuable community business directory.
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