City of Brea
City of Brea
The city of Brea, nestled in the foothills of north Orange County, is home to almost 40,000 residents and plays host to more 100,000 people who visit the city to work, shop or enjoy one of the fine entertainment venues.
Brea Frequently Called Phone Numbers
An award-wining school district, enhanced city services and a diverse business mix make Brea the place to live, work and play. Brea, one of the oldest communities in Orange County, was incorporated in 1917 as the city of “oil, oranges and opportunity.” Already well-established as an oil producer, Olinda village in Brea’s rolling northern hills continued to draw workers, and it was time to organize a town and prepare for growth.
Today, Brea is a bustling but close-knit community and dynamic business hub providing employment opportunities and strong tax base that allows Brea residents to enjoy a high level of public services rarely found in a smaller community.
Brea real estate offers small town living with the benefits of a large metropolitan city. Historic or new construction in-town suburbs, lofts to estates communities you have but to choose Olinda Ranch, North hills, Fieldstone Terrace, Eagle Hills, Park Paseo, Country Hills Estates, Amber Hills, Ash Street Cottages, Shadow Mountain, Tomilinson Park (Centex), Glenbrook, Heritage Hills Old Town Brea, JMPeters, Pleasant Hills, Berkley Townhomes, Artisan Walk, Oaktree Classic collection, Brea Canyon Villas, Canyondale, Christopher Homes, Country Club Park, Corsican Villas Gallery Collection, Quail Run, Canyon Country, Future Home Tracts in Brea
Brea enjoys a thriving arts community that includes dance studios, private galleries, craft fairs, a free summer concert series and a youth theater company.
Brea is known as an arts destination thanks to the Curtis Theatre for performing arts, the Brea Art Gallery and the 145-piece Art in Public Places sculpture collection, one of the largest in the nation.
Brea’s most remarkable physical transformation has taken place downtown. An ambitious redevelopment project rebuilt the area from the ground up. The end result of this public/private partnership has been a mixed-use project featuring varied architectural styles and a housing component including units for low-to moderate-income families
The new Brea Sports Park at the corner of Birch Street & Valencia Avenue opened in Feb 2009. The 26 acre park will add recreation for children and adults. Features include, baseball and softball fields, little league field, soccer fields, football field with goal posts, basketball courts, walking/jogging path, open spaces with benches, room for picnics, and a children play area nearby.