One of the prime micro-neighborhoods of the Tree Section is the 2-block stretch of Palm Ave. and John St., just east of Pacific and south of Marine.
What makes it nice is the wide, flat streets and low traffic. (The streets T-off at 18th, so there's little purpose for non-neighbors to drive in the area.) Some portions show no power poles, a further plus.
This week's new construction listing at 2001 John (5br/7ba, 4865 sqft.) would appear to be aiming for the record price for the area, launching at $5.475M.
(Its $1,125/PSF asking would be in the top tier for livable/newer houses in the Tree Section also.)
As a builder, you can aspire to such heights with an oversized new house on a great block. Although in this case, there is a new-construction neighbor……