A comparison of 182 cities singled out Irvine as the best place to raise a family in Southern California – and as No. 3 in America.
Village of Portola Springs sits atop the city.
The Trust for Public Land’s survey also ranked the system No. 6 in the nation.
The city’s Master Plan has made it a pioneer in sustainability.
A family enjoys sunshine, parks and views in Orchard Hills.
Architect and historian points out success of Master Plan.
Famed architect William Pereira created Irvine’s Master Plan, but it was Watson, as Irvine Company’s first urban planner, who led the building of a new city – from scratch.
City is ranked No. 1 in fiscal strength
Turns out, Irvine is one of the healthiest cities in America.
For the best views in Irvine, make your way up to the top of the city — into Orchard Hills.