Tidbits about Breakers Drive in the 50’s
During the fifties there weren’t many homes in Corona del Mar. The homes, apartments and cottages were mainly on either side of Coast Hwy.
As I understand the history of it, Irvine was given a land grant by Mexico which was a lot of Corona del Mar. I am sure that is correct but the rest of the story may have many versions as the tale has been passed through the ages by word of mouth.