- The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes. Marcel Proust
Visit Sunken City
A jumble of foundations, streets, and streetcar tracks inhabit the cliff where a landslide occurred in 1929.
In 1929, a landslide in San Pedro, California, caused a neighborhood of exclusive homes to tumble into the ocean. At its peak, the land movement was measured at an astounding 11 inches a day. During the slide, part of the adjoining Point Fermin Park also fell into the ocean.
Today, the area is called “Sunken City” by locals, and consists of the broken foundations of houses, abandoned streetcar tracks, buckled sidewalks, and empty streets. The area is now a popular hiking spot. INCREDIBLE RUINS