Snuggly nestled in the heart of Los Angeles, adjacent to Hollywood, West Hollywood is a small, vibrant, highly walkable community. This sunny city provides many high end amenities within walking distance creating a low key lifestyle for all that call the area home.
Originally a native American settlement, then later a Spanish development, the town of West Hollywood has grown through the years into the iconic area that it is now known as. One feature, the Sunset Strip, is known throughout the world for its featured placement in movies and television. Originally, the Sunset Strip connected the El Pueblo de Los Angeles with ranches in the west. In the 1900s, the railroad connected the community more closely with urban areas and the city began to flourish.
Today, West Hollywood offers many opportunities to live like a movie star or at least mingle with them. Venues, such as the Viper Room, Whisky A Go Go, The Roxy Theater and The Troubadour allow you to live a trendy, fashionable lifestyle.
While West Hollywood is well known for its connection with movie stars and the film industry, the neighborhood also offers many arts and cultural opportunities. The Pacific Design Center regularly has a branch space for the Museum of Contemporary Art and several restaurants by Wolfgang Puck. Sir Elton John’s AIDs Foundation hosts an annual gala here. WeHo Reads holds a festival each year to highlight new and noteworthy authors.
Though incorporated in 1984, this area is rich with history and delights that will deliver awe inspiring moments. Young but old, the neighborhood of West Hollywood has always been a part of our American culture. For those who are able it call it home, it is a unique place filled with fascinating people doing many interesting things. Finding your place in this area is a truly special thing.