Peninsula Center: (Area 175 in map below) This neighborhood is immediately north of the Peninsula Center shopping district and is bordered by Hawthorne Boulevard and Silver Spur Road. A neighborhood at the northern part of this area is called the Blackhorse area and contains homes that are larger, newer and more expensive than the homes closer to Silver Spur Road. The area has three shopping areas, actually located in the City of Rolling Hills Estates, including the Avenue of the Peninsula, the Peninsula Center, and the Town and Country Shopping Center, which are all located to the south of Silver Spur Road. This neighborhood includes the commercial heart of the Peninsula.
Palos Verdes Peninsula Map (Rancho Palos Verdes City limits in Orange)
The Promenade of the Peninsula is a three level open air mall featuring a skating rink, movie theatres, restaurants, and shops. The other two shopping centers feature grocery stores, drug stores, and other shops. The main Public Library as well as the main Peninsula Post Office is located on Deep Valley Road, This road has a "village" feel to it, with several excellent restaurants, and several new developments are planned for the near future, including new office and senior housing (see below). The Mall and other shopping centers and commercial areas bordered by Silver Spur Road between Hawthorne Blvd. and Crenshaw and Indian Peak Road are all within the boundaries of the City of Rolling Hills Estates. Silver Spur Road is the main road servicing this area, and includes most of the office development in the City.
The Norris Center for the Performing Arts is also located here. The Norris presents many excellent plays and musicals during the entire year, several of which are local productions.
Homes prices in this area range from the mid $900,000 to approx. $1.5 million.
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