Palos Verdes Estates, California
Palos Verdes Estates, in Los Angeles county, incorporated in 1939, is the oldest city on the Palos Verdes Peninsula. It is also one of the most serene and scenic cities in Southern California, providing its 13,700 residents and outstanding quality of life. With 849 acres dedicated as permanent parkland, designated open spaces create a coastal setting. Gently winding roadways, green hillsides, paths, stands of eucalyptus, pepper and coral trees offer respite to residents and visitors alike. In perfect harmony with the landscape is the Mediterranean design of the public buildings and individuals homes, made distinctive by their red roofs.