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Real Estate - September 3, 2010


A walkable, well-defined neighborhood

by Georgia Wells

The former orchard that is Southgate was owned by the Stanfords until the 1920s, when they sold and subdivided it. Lucile Lauren has lived in Southgate so long she still has the 1923 documents that banned alcohol and poultry from the neighborhood, as well as "any person of African, Japanese or Chinese descent."

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