Pleasant Hill Overview
Pleasant Hill is a city in the Southeast Bay Area with a population of about 33,000 people. Bless with a strong sense of community and small town appeal it has a vibrant downtown area. Pleasant Hill CA, real estate is a wonderful choice for your next family home or investment property.
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Things to do in Pleasant Hill
Family crowd-pleasers Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo, the Jelly Belly Factory in Fairfield, and historic spots such as the Eugene O’Neill National Historic Site and The Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park. And then there’s the Livermore Valley wine region, in the neighboring Tri-Valley region. With wine making being a key feature of the town Its wine-making tradition goes back to the 1840s. Now home to more than 50 wineries, including famous labels such as Wente Vineyards and Concannon Vineyard.
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Pleasant Hill History
The area began to be developed in the 1920s, as former agricultural land was subdivided for housing. Monument Boulevard was named after the Soldiers Memorial Monument to commemorate soldiers of World War I. It was erected on December 11, 1927. The monument depicts one black and three white soldiers. It is 45 feet (14 metres) tall, constructed of formed concrete, and weighs 150 tons. In 1954 the monument was moved to its current site at Boyd Road and Contra Costa Boulevard to make way for upcoming highway construction.
The city hall of Pleasant Hill, completed in the late 20th century, has won several awards for architectural design.
For most of its history, Pleasant Hill did not have a true downtown or Main Street. In 1991, the city began planning the redevelopment of the area around the intersection of Monument and Contra Costa boulevards. In July 2000, Downtown Pleasant Hill finally opened. The privately owned and operated outdoor shopping center was designed to resemble a typical small Main Street. The continued investment into infrastructure makes Pleasant Hill, CA real estate a strong investment for you and your family.
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