West Hollywood is an affluent city in Los Angeles County, located within the Los Angeles Basin, famous for its entertainment, restaurants, and the Sunset Strip. The population exceeds 35,000. Beverly Hills is to the west, the Hollywood Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles is to the north and northwest, the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hollywood is to the east, and the Los Angeles neighborhoods of Melrose and Fairfax are to the south. Hancock Park, which is part of Los Angeles, is to the southeast.
Residential neighborhoods in West Hollywood include:
The Sunset Strip is the 1.5 mile section of Sunset Boulevard that runs through West Hollywood. It runs from Beverly Hills at Sierra Drive on the west to Havenhurst Drive in Hollywood which is a district in Los Angeles. The Sunset Strip is world famous for its restaurants, nightclubs, entertainment, and boutiques. The Hollywood Hills section of Hollywood is located north of the Sunset Strip.
Residential communities within West Hollywood include:
The world famous Beverly Center is a large eight story first class shopping mall located on the edge of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood in the Beverly Center Area.
Pacific Design Center
The Pacific Design Center (PDC) is a 1,200,000 square foot decorating and furniture market utilized by the design community. It is located in West Hollywood in Los Angeles County near Beverly Hills. The main building is known as the Blue Whale because of its huge size relative to the surrounding buildings and its bright blue color. In addition to its more than 135 showrooms, the Pacific Design Center is home to a branch of the Museum of Contemporary Art and several restaurants.
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, founded in 1902, is a non-profit 958 bed hospital and medical center located in West Hollywood which is in Los Angeles County. The hospital employs more than 2,000 physicians and 10,000 employees, and is certified as a level 1 trauma center for adults and children. Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is the largest employer in West Hollywood.
Melrose Avenue - Melrose District
Melrose Avenue is a highly popular shopping, dining, and entertainment destination in Los Angeles. The most famous section runs through Hollywood, West Hollywood, and Silverlake. Paramount Pictures Corporation is located on Melrose Avenue in Hollywood.
West Hollywood Library
The West Hollywood Library is part of the County of Los Angeles Library System. The library has 33,160 square feet and includes a meeting room, study rooms, and a children’s area.
The Roxy Theatre is a famous nightclub located on the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. Performers have included The Temptations, Linda Ronstadt, Billy Joel, Bruce Springsteen, Jimmy Buffett, Smoky Robinson, Chuck Berry, The Cars, Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, and others.
Friends of the Library – West Hollywood
Friends of the Library consist of people in West Hollywood who care about the West Hollywood Library and are interested in increasing awareness of the library. Friends of the Library support the library by holding fundraising events such as book sales, sponsoring and staffing library events, and helping to recruit volunteers. Friends of the Library is self-supporting and is open to anyone interested in helping to enhance library services in West Hollywood.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (MOCA), founded in 1979, is a contemporary art museum with locations in Downtown Los Angeles near the Walt Disney Concert Hall, in the Little Tokyo section of Downtown Los Angeles, and in the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood. The museum’s exhibits are primarily American and European contemporary art created after 1940. Donors pay approximately 80% of the expenses of operating the three branches.
Beverly Grove is a small affluent neighborhood that is adjacent to both Beverly Hills and West Hollywood. Beverly Grove is home to the eight story Beverly Center and more than 24,000 people.
West Hollywood Real Estate
Homes in West Hollywood consist of both single family detached homes and attached homes that may be townhomes or stacked condominiums. Prices range from moderate to high depending upon the neighborhood. Our real estate agents and brokers can show you any homes listed for sale with any real estate brokerage firm.
Property Management - West Hollywood
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West Hollywood Land
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