For the best views in Irvine, make your way up to the top of the city — into Orchard Hills.
William Mason built two of his own homes in his spare time. He taught civil engineering at the University of Washington, and served as a Boy Scout leader. Then he helped create the city of Irvine.
Irvine has a new addition to its vast collection of national accolades: This time, for how well the city government is run.
As communities around the nation, particularly in the arid Southwest, struggle to meet their water needs, the Irvine Ranch Water District has long been a national leader in the recycling of wastewater.
About 50 years ago, this iconic photo of William Pereira was taken in Aldrich Park, the center of UC Irvine, which he had designed along with the Master Plan for the city of Irvine. It appears as if he’s pointing to the future.
Under the boughs of a citrus tree, on a mossy rock in Aldrich Park, lies a bronze plaque that marks the birthplace of Irvine.
What a year! Looking back on 2018, it’s clear that Irvine’s Master Plan has created a city built to succeed.
Many of America’s best new communities share one thing in common — they use Irvine as their model.
If family matters to you, then Irvine is the place to live.
In 1960, Irvine Company planners and architects began creating a vision for the City of Irvine.