Celebrating 42 Years of Irvine: A Glimpse at Modern-Day Life in the City

Starting off as miles of undeveloped land, the city of Irvine was developed into a master-planned city by the Irvine Company throughout the 1960s, and formally incorporated on Dec. 28, 1971

Since its incorporation as a city in 1971, Irvine has undergone many changes. Known today for its safe environment, rich urban life, and diverse population, it has much to offer to both residents and visitors alike. Virtually every corner of the city, from its beautiful parks to its busy recreational areas, makes it possible for Irvine to thrive as a metropolis in the modern world.