The Orange County Art Museum has made many pieces of their 4,500-piece collection available online. The OCMA art collection focuses on artwork from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries from California based artists and artists from Pacific Rim countries. Among the collections are early and mid-century modernism, Bay Area Figuration, Pop Art and installed art. Currently, part of the virtual exhibits includes the Rose River Memorial by Marcos Lutyens. Completed with community volunteers the exhibit features 4,000 hand-made roses. For more information, or to register for online programming, see their website at: https://ocma.art/collection/.

 

Costa Mesa is an Orange County city which is 37 miles south of Los Angeles and 88 miles north of San Diego. This 16 square mile city is surrounded by Huntington Beach, Irvine and Newport Beach. Located at 3018 Country Club Drive, this 3,700 square foot home is part of the Mesa Verde community. This three-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 2008. This is a single level home that was recently remodeled. The gourmet kitchen features granite countertops, custom cabinetry and two full size refrigerators. Other special features of the home are a home theater with theater seating, a nineteenth hole bar and a dual sided fireplace.  This home sits on a 10,000 square foot piece of property. The outdoor entertaining area has a fire pit, water features and a covered patio. Also outdoors are a putting green and detached casita.  Mesa Verde is bordered by the 405 Freeway, Harbor Boulevard, Adams Boulevard and Fairview Park. Residents are just a short drive to the Orange County Fairgrounds, Orange Coast College and South Coast Plaza. 

 

Corona del Mar is part of the city of Newport Beach. Corona del Mar is locally known as the CDM and is Spanish for “Crown of the Sea.” Located at 3150 Breakers Drive, this 4,800 square foot home is part of the South PCH neighborhood. This five-bedroom, four-bathroom home was built in 1969. The gourmet kitchen features a farmhouse sink, Viking appliances, and stone countertops. The sunken living room has a wall of mirrors to reflect the ocean view.  There are 180-degree views of the Pacific Ocean, whitewater, sandy beaches, city night lights and amazing sunsets. This home sits on a 7,400 square foot piece of beach front property. Outdoors, homeowners will enjoy five view decks, Breakers Drive is a gated community. South CDM is a very quiet neighborhood. Students living in this area, Harbor View Elementary School and Corona del Mar Intermediate and High School.