Favorite Hollywood Neighborhoods

Hollywood is definitely for people who like the fast paced lifestyle.  Many celebraties reside here and you may catch a small glimpse of one.   You will meet interesting people and just might see your neighborhood in a movie.  With Universal based here, they film allot in the area.  Lot’s of action and stories to tell in this city.

Hollywood Hills

the-hollywood-hills-caThe Hollywood Hills section of Los Angeles, CA is nestled in part of the eastern section of the Santa Monica Mountains, which extends south to north from the Los Feliz District and Hollywood to the south side of the San Fernando Valley and westward to Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu and Pacific Palisades. The Hollywood Hills form the north barrier of the Los Angeles Basin. It is bound by Crescent Heights on the West, Vermont Avenue on the East, Mulholland Drive (Griffith Park) on the North, and Melrose Avenue on the south.  If you live here, incredible view!

The most famous part of the Hollywood Hills is the area above the Sunset Strip. This area is home to the highest concentration of celebrities in Los Angeles. High-profile residents enjoy privacy and the best views in Los Angeles.  If you like the Hollywood celebrity lifestyle, this place is for you.

Beachwood Canyon

beachwood-canyonThe views from Beachwood Canyon have always been a major attraction. From the canyon, there are gorgeous views of downtown L.A. all the way to the Pacific Ocean. Going north up the canyon along Beachwood Drive is the best place to get a great shot of the Hollywood sign. The easiest access to get within 300 feet of the sign is to go north up Gower Street to north on Beachwood Drive.  That sign has been is so many famous movies.  A must see!

Beachwood Canyon has a  laid back California lifestyle—tucked high above the hectic pace of city life, the relaxed vibe of the neighborhood seems to come from another era. Many celebrities have been drawn to its unique energy throughout the years, including Madonna, Humphrey Bogart, and Aldous Huxley.

Franklin Village

franklin-village-la-caThis quaint little hipster ‘hood between Hollywood, the 101 and the Hollywood Hills, is an oddity in L.A.—a compact, walkable neighborhood. The eastern border is N. Wilton Place, the southern border is Hollywood Blvd. from N. Wilton Place to the 101 Freeway, the western border is the 101 Freeway from Hollywood Blvd. to the Vine Street entrance, and the northern/western border is Franklin Avenue starting from the Vine Street entrance of the 101 Freeway and moving eastward to Cheremoya, then north on Cheremoya until the street ends. Then the northern border continues along Foothill Drive from Cheremoya moving eastward to N. Wilton Place.  This is a great place to see live bands and hang out at the local clubs.

Hollywood Heights

2986166 (1)Hollywood Heights is a neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles, California, bounded by Highland Avenue, Franklin Avenue, the Hollywood Bowl, and Outpost Drive. Hollywood Heights is a short drive from the hustle and bustle of Hollywood, yet it remains a secluded retreat away from the chaos of city life. Full of historic homes and cultural landmarks, those who call Hollywood Heights home are a lucky few.  Very popular and just unique neighborhood to call home.  Many films have been shot at this location.

 

 

 

 

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