Downtown Compton – Compton, CA

Residents of Compton enjoy the community feel of the city along with the easy commute to downtown Los Angeles or Long Beach, with plenty of public transportation available. Downtown Compton is a designated "Entrepreneurial Hot Spot" and it was named one of the best places to start a business. Many musicians, television stars, and athletes have called Compton home, including DJ Jazzy Jeff, Ice Cube, Kendrick Lamar, and Dr. Dre. You'll find several historic landmarks as you look at Compton apartments, including the 1869 "Heritage House," the oldest house in the neighborhood. Other terrific landmarks include Tomorrow's Aeronautical Museum and the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial. Compton enjoys nearly perfect weather year-round, with the beach less than half an hour away for relaxing summer afternoons. For fun, many locals also head to the Crystal Park Casino, one of the few casinos found within an actual city in Southern California.

Schools in Downtown Compton

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