Searching for a hip new area to live in, where you can leave the car behind and enjoy what your local area has to offer by foot? Discover the next area in our “L.A.’s Most Walkable Neighborhoods” series: West Hollywood. Famous worldwide, Hollywood’s name is synonymous for the glitz and glamour of the silver screen, and the lives of the rich and famous. A delightful area with a vibrant nightlife, West Hollywood (affectionately known as “WeHo”) is even more than its legendary name suggests. Here are a few of our favorite things about this small yet incredible city:
West Hollywood is incredibly walkable
With a fantastic walk score of 91, West Hollywood is tied with Korea Town and Santa Monica as one of the most walkable cities in Southern California. Consisting of 1.9 square miles, all of the city’s best attractions are in close proximity. Split into seven smaller areas, you’ll find unique shops and sights in WeHo Heights, Norma Triangle, City Center, Eastside, Tri-West, West Hollywood North and West Hollywood West. Those looking for public transportation in the area will find free local transit through Cityline, and connections to other parts of Los Angeles through the Metro, with a free shuttle via CitylineX.
Dining options galore
A diverse area with a number of distinct quadrants, West Hollywood also offers incredible cuisine options. Currently creating buzz is the new restaurant Rosaline, a fancy dinner and brunch spot that the chef calls the “next phase of Peruvian dining.” Those seeking classic Italian food will love Dan Tana’s, a beloved restaurant on Santa Monica Boulevard currently celebrating its 50th anniversary. From classic restaurants to hip new spots, you’ll be sure to find incredible dining experiences just around the corner in West Hollywood.
A vibrant nightlife scene rife with entertainment
Whether you’re looking for a great cocktail, live music, a dreamy night out at the movies, a place to dance, or a hearty laugh, you’ll find it in West Hollywood. Whisky-a-Go-Go is a classic music venue, known for hosting some of the biggest acts in rock, while The Comedy Store is its stand-up comedy counterpart, offering routines from major names in the industry since 1972. Grab a drink at Harlowe, a great cocktail bar with a rare everyday happy hour, or go dancing at one of the many nightclubs in the area – whatever you choose, it’s sure to be a memorable night out.
An incredible selection of luxury apartments
In addition to everything else you’ll love about this city, West Hollywood is home to some of Decron’s most exciting apartment communities. Discover stunning rooftop pools at the Ascent, Villa Esther, and Villa Francisca, where you can truly relax and sunbathe or swim in style, or enjoy beautiful townhome style apartments at Villa Careena and Villa Bianca. All of these apartments feature a variety of studio and 1 bedroom West Hollywood floorplans, complete with incredible amenities, fantastic shared community facilities, and great resident perks.
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