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Culver City

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In 1913 Culver City was founded by Harry Culver and the city was incorporated in 1917. The first film studio in Culver City was built in 1918 by Thomas Ince . In the 1920s, silent film comedy producer Hal Roach and Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) would build studios in Culver City. During Prohibition, speakeasies and […]

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Bel Air

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Bel Air is a west Los Angeles neighborhood. The gated community was spearheaded by Alphonzo E. Bell, Sr. in 1923 and is part of the so-called “Golden Triangle” of Bel Air, Beverly Hills and Holmby Hills. Located approximately 12 miles to the west of downtown Los Angeles, Bel Air is home to some of the […]

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Beverly Hills

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Beverly Hills is located on the westside of LA and is almost entirely surrounded by the city of Los Angeles. Beverly Hills is bordered on the north by the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, on the east by the West Hollywood, on the south by Los Angeles and on the west by Westwood and […]

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Brentwood

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Brentwood is an affluent district in the Westside region of LA.Located at the base of the Santa Monica Mountains, bounded by the 405 Freeway on the east, Wilshire Bl on the south, the Santa Monica city limits on the southwest, the border of Topanga State Park on the west and Muholland Dr along the ridgeline […]

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Holmby Hills/Little Hombly

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Holmby Hills is an affluent neighborhood in the district of Westwood in western Los Angeles.  South Mapleton Drive and North Carolwood Drive in Holmby Hills, along with Nîmes Road and St. Cloud Road in Bel Air, are the most prominent and famous residential streets in all of the Platinum Triangle. Many of the estates in […]

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Malibu

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Malibu is an affluent, beachfront city in northwestern Los Angeles County, California, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city population was 12,645. Malibu consists of a 21-mile strip of prime Pacific coastline. Nicknamed “the ‘Bu” by surfers and locals, the community is famous for its warm, sandy beaches, and for being the home of […]

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Marina Del Rey

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Marina del Rey is a seaside unincorporated of LA. Its Fisherman’s Village offers a view of Marina del Rey’s dominant feature, the largest man-made small boat harbor in the world. The harbor, the Los Angeles Times said in 1997, is “perhaps the county’s most valuable resource.” It is bounded on all sides by the city […]

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Pacific Palisades

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Pacific Palisades is a district within the city of LA, located between Brentwoodto the east, Malibu to the west, Santa Monica to the southeast, and the Santa Monica Mountains to the north. The area currently has about 27,000 residents. It is a very affluent and primarily residential area, with a mixture of large private homes, […]

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Palms – Mar Vista

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Mar Vista is near the center of LA’s Westside. The city of Santa Monica lies to the northwest, West LA to the north, Palms to the northeast, Culver City to the east, Del Rey to the southeast, and Venice to the southwest. Its approximate boundaries are the city limits of Culver Cityand the San Diego […]

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Santa Monica

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Santa Monica is a beachfront city in western Los Angeles County, California, US. Situated on Santa Monica Bay, it is surrounded on three sides by the city of Los Angeles — Pacific Palisades on the northwest, Brentwood on the north, West Los Angeles on the northeast, Mar Vista on the east, and Venice on the southeast. […]

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Sunset Strip / West Hollywood

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The Sunset Strip area is the place to live if you are one of those people who enjoy the hubbub of nightlife, fast paced living, and fun times. Although this section of Los Angeles has a lot going on, one can certainly opt to just take things easy and relax within the confines of home. […]

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Westwood

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Located in the northern central portion of Los Angeles’ Westside, Westwood is bordered by Brentwood on the west, Bel-Air on the north, Century City and Beverly Hills on the east, West Los Angeles on the southwest, Rancho Park on the southeast, and Sawtelle on the south and southwest. The district’s boundaries are generally considered to […]

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Venice

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Venice is a beachfront district on the Westside of Los Angeles, California, United States. It is known for its canals, beaches and circus-like Ocean Front Walk, a two-and-a-half mile pedestrian-only promenade that features performers, fortune-tellers, artists, and vendors.Venice was home to some of Los Angeles’ early beat poets and artists and has served as an […]

 
 
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