MAR VISTA

 

About Mar Vista

Nestled between Santa Monica, Venice, and Culver City lays Mar Vista, a highly diverse neighborhood in West Los Angeles. Even though it has a small footprint at just 2.9 square miles, it encompasses 12 schools. Its central location makes for an easy commute to the beach or the office. Great real estate opportunities have grown immensely over the past decade and are expected to continue. Its nearby airport access makes it an ideal home for the frequent traveler.

 

 

CULVER CITY

 

About Culver City

A real touch of Hollywood; since the 1920s, Culver City has played a legendary role in the television and movie industry, and is home to many studios including MGM and Sony Pictures. This historic area boasts landmarks, influential businesses, a myriad of parks, and has been the backdrop to more films than any other area of Los Angeles. Culver City is in the middle and prime position for the Expo line, a light rail that will run from downtown all the way to Santa Monica, in the near future.

 

 

PALMS

 

About Palms

Palms is bordered by the San Diego Freeway to the west, the I-10 to the north and Venice Blvd to the south. It was founded in 1886 and the oldest city to be annexed by Los Angeles in 1915. It’s primarily residential, but still dotted by charming shops and international restaurants. It also hosts the Museum of Jurassic Technology and the Tim Robbins led theatre, the Ivy Substation.

 

 

WEST HOLLYWOOD

 

About West Hollywood

Colloquially referred to as WeHo, West Hollywood is an incorporated city in Los Angeles. It is famous for its unique vibrant shops, restaurants, and large gay population. It’s also considered the most walkable city in all of LA. Known as a very socially minded population, residents have adopted one of the nation's first mandatory green building acts, as well as banning handgun sales and restricting the city from doing business with any country known to violate human rights. It’s diverse homes and inviting atmosphere make it a great place to live for everyone from young singles to families.

 

 

Beverly Hills

 

About Beverly Hills

Home to the most famous zip code in the entire country, Beverly Hills is the quintessential definition of ultra luxury. It’s also known for its extravagant shops that align historic Rodeo Drive. Given the size of many homes in the area, the population density is one of the lowest in the county. It’s also a general law city governed by a five-member City Council, including a mayor. Beverly Hills has both standout public and private schools. To no surprise, it’s home to more famous residents than possibly any other city in the world.

 

 

Holmby Hills

 

About Holmby Hills

Part of the Westwood District, Holmby Hills is another beautiful and exclusive community that is home to many famous residents. It forms the Platinum Triangle of Los Angeles with Beverly Hills and Bel Air. Holmby Hills is divided north and south by Sunset Boulevard and consists of mostly residential areas. It was purchased at the turn of the 1900’s by Arthur Letts who named it after a small hamlet in the English countryside, Holdenby.

 

 

BEL AIR

 

About Bel Air

The venerable home to many TV shows and movie stars, Bel Air is a six square-mile affluent oasis. Originally founded in 1923 by Alphonzo E. Bell Sr., it has become known as one-third of the Platinum Triangle in Los Angeles - along with the Holmby Hills and Beverly Hills - for it’s high property values and large estates. It’s also home to four private and two public pre-collegiate schools, as well as the American Jewish University; making Bel Air the perfect marriage of luxury and family.

 

 

HOLLYWOOD

 

About Hollywood

As one of the most iconic places in the entire world, Hollywood is the home to the movie industry, fame, and fortune. Beyond film, it’s also known for its unique vibrant shops, restaurants, and legendary nightlife.  Along with West Hollywood, it’s residents are very socially minded, having created one of the nation's first mandatory green building acts, as well as banning handgun sales and restricting the city from doing business with any country known to violate human rights. Just a glance at the Hollywood sign reminds you that you’re home!

 

 

Hancock Park

 

About Hancock Park

Built around the grounds of Wilshire Country Club, Hancock Park is a historic and affluent residential neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles. Originally developed in the 1920’s, this neighborhood features architecturally distinctive residences. Today, a mere 1,200 homes define this area. There are four private and two public schools in the area. The British Consulate is located in Hancock Park and where the Prince William and Kate Middleton stayed when they visited in 2011.

 

 

MIRACLE MILE

 

About Miracle Mile

This area resides in the Mid-Wilshire district. The original developer of the land, A. W. Ross coined the name nearly 100 years ago and laid the groundwork of style and class that has made the Mile a fabulous neighborhood to this day. The district is actually one and a half miles long and boasts high-end retail, restaurants, and nightlife. It’s an ideal living location for anyone who loves being in the middle of the action. The nearby Beverly Center, located in Beverly Grove, offers eight stories of the finest shopping in the city.

 

 

WESTWOOD

 

About Westwood

Westwood was developed in 1919 and became home to the University of California Los Angeles in the 1920’s. Westwood Village is a shopping district north of Wilshire Boulevard that surrounds the historical theatre in the center. Winding roads are dotted by local restaurants including the famous Diddy Riese ice cream parlor. It’s also home to the Hammer Museum and Geffen Playhouse.

 

 

Cheviot Hills

 

About Cheviot Hills

Though you may not realize it, you’ve probably seen a lot of Cheviot Hills homes on tv and in the movies because of its proximity between Fox Studios and Sony Studios. In 2014, Redfin named it the hottest neighborhood in the country for real estate. It’s also home to one of the highest percentages of World War II and Korean War veterans in the country making it an ideal place for those who like a suburban atmosphere in the middle of it all.