Art, fashion, creativity and freedom make West Hollywood, often known as WeHo, a draw for lovers of food, culture, art, and fun. The city is chic, exuberant, and always bustling with activity, day or night. The musical legacy of the Sunset Strip is honored not just by local venues with worldwide acclaim such as Whisky a Go Go and the Roxy, but also with 10-foot guitars designed by artists.
Real Estate: Capitalizing on the vibrancy of the neighborhood, West Hollywood has many condominiums for sale and apartments for rent. The majority of the housing stock is in buildings with five units or more.
Local architecture includes the Schindler House and glamorous buildings such as the Sierra Towers, which has been home to many celebrities over the years.
Community Life: Part of the appeal of West Hollywood is its several main streets bustling with activity. Sunset Boulevard, Santa Monica Boulevard, Robertson Boulevard, Beverly Boulevard, and Melrose Avenue all provide plenty of places to shop, eat, and stroll. The West Hollywood Design District offers art galleries, designer boutiques, high fashion hair salons, and many stores showcasing the latest interior designs.
The West Hollywood Park includes a modern and chic library and rooftop tennis courts. West Hollywood is also known for being highly pet friendly.
Annual events include the West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval, the largest Halloween party in all of Los Angeles. The Gay Pride Festival brings revelers from around the country to take part in the parade and celebration.
Education: West Hollywood is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Local elementary schools include West Hollywood Elementary School and Rosewood Avenue Elementary School. Pacific Hills School is an independent, co-educational college prep school serving grades 6-12.
Transportation: West Hollywood can be reached by State Route 170 and State Route 2 runs through the city. West Hollywood’s compact blocks keep shops and restaurants within easy reach. The City of West Hollywood operates two free bus systems, the Cityline and the PickUp Line. The PickUp Line runs from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. offering an alternative to driving around to experience the abundant nightlife.
Local Attractions: The Sunset Strip is a great place to see a show, enjoy a meal, or just be dazzled by neon. Melrose Avenue is home to all sorts of retail shops from designer boutiques to thrift stores. The brightly colored Pacific Design Center is one on the West Coast’s top resources for furnishings, floor coverings, kitchen and bath products and more.