Tree Section | Area 143

Mostly residential with few commercial zones, this area of Manhattan Beach is ideal for families.

Welcome to Tree Section | Area 143

The Tree Section of Manhattan Beach is located west of Sepulveda Boulevard, north of Rosecrans Avenue, and just east of the Sand Section. Mostly residential with few commercial zones, this area of ManhattanBeach is ideal for families. Named for the many tree-named streets in this area, the neighborhood also has many tree-lined streets which contribute to its appeal. Originally developed in the 1940s, homes were smaller in size, ranging from 1,000 square feet to 1,800 square feet. Today, some homes are upwards of 3,000 square feet. The area has a variety of architectural styles, ranging from Craftsman to the Mediterranean to Cape Cod designs. The Tree section is close to the ocean as well as an easy commute to LAX and the city of Los Angeles, while still maintaining a neighborly feel. This neighborhood is often praised for its beauty and walkability, making it an attractive locale to call home.

General Info


West of Sepulveda Blvd., North of Manhattan Beach Blvd., East of Bellevue., Balance Rd. and Ardmore Ave., South of Rosecrans Ave.

Business Districts

  • Manhattan Village Mall: Sepulveda Blvd., at Marine Ave.
  • Downtown Manhattan Beach: Manhattan Beach Blvd west of N.Sepulveda Blvd.


  • Along Sepulveda Blvd. and Manhattan Beach Blvd.

Income Property

  • Along Manhattan Beach Blvd. and Center Pl.
  • 12th St. on 500 block•Laurel Ave. between 13th St. and 14th St.

Commercial Property

  • Along Sepulveda Blvd. and Manhattan Beach Blvd.

Lot Sizes

  • Most lots are 40’ wide, and length varies from 108-135’
  • The biggest lot sizes are between Pacific Ave. and Poinsettia Ave. and 17th St.

General Building Information

Must verify with the City of Manhattan Beach for current regulations.
  • 26’ Height Limit, 2-stories, possible basement
  • Zoning ordinance ratio provision, 70% lot coverage

Street Specific Notes

  • 19th St. is sloped from Ardmore Ave.
  • Ardmore Ave. is on the South/East side of the corridor
  • Valley Dr. is on the North/West side of the corridor
  • 36th St., 35th St., and the Northside of 33rd St. are 135’ deep lots with alleys
  • 17th St. is a cul-de-sac that dead-ends into American Martyrs
  • The American Martyrs Area is one of the more expensive areas in the tree section. Boundaries: Agnes, Laurel, Pacific, John, Palm, between 18th St. and Ardmore Ave./Marine Ave.•31st St. has gas lights and Eucalyptus trees
  • The best views can be found on Fisher Ave. and Highview Ave.
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