The Orange County Performing
Arts Center - Costa Mesa, California
photo courtesy of oc.book.com
Mesa is known as one of Orange County's foremost
cultural and business centers. The city includes
a total of 16 square miles and has a population
of approximately 113,440 as of 2007.
consider the center of Costa Mesa to include the
area right off the 5 freeway and Bristol Street
that includes the Orange County Performing Arts
Center, South Coast Repertory Theater and South
Coast Plaza. Although the city has much more to
offer with its many parks and recreation centers
and the Orange County Fairgrounds.
major industries in the city are services and
trade followed by manufacturing with it's largest
employer being the Southern California Auto Club.
South Coast Plaza - Carousel
in center of mall.