French Park is one of the Santa Ana’s oldest neighborhoods and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A charming, 20-square-block residential district, the close-knit community features stately antique homes on tree-lined streets.
French Park began in the 1890s and the homes continued to be built up to the 1920s. Most of the homes have the styles of Colonial Revival, Victorian, Neo-Classical and Craftsman Bungalow.
The area is a hidden treasure comparable to Old Towne Orange, it’s a tucked-away neighborhood that not everyone knows about.
When houses in French Park go on the market they usually are extensively remodeled and enhanced. In most cases, owners want to bring the home back to its original glory.
This French Park neighborhood benefits from being close to the city’s major amenities and it’s close proximity to the Arts District and Historic Downtown. Also, in it’s own neck of the woods they have a special community hub.
Just north of French Park is the French Court neighborhood. This neighborhood benefits from easy access to the interstate while still being close to downtown and numerous grocery stores, restaurants and shops.