Welcome to Hollywood Hills
Glamorous neighborhood with stunning homes and A-list celebrities.
The Hollywood Hills is a glamorous neighborhood with masterpiece homes perched in the canyons and hillsides overlooking Central Los Angeles. The neighborhood is bisected by the Cahuenga Pass freeway. West Hollywood Hills includes the exclusive neighborhoods north of the Sunset Strip, such as Bird Streets, Doheny Estates, Laurel Canyon, and Hollywood Heights. East Hollywood Hills is the location of the iconic Hollywood sign along with the Griffith Observatory and the Hollywood Bowl. Neighborhoods on this east side of the Hollywood Hills include Hollywood Knolls, Lake Hollywood Estates, Beachwood Canyon, and the Oaks.
The Hollywood Hills’ elevated setting provides stunning panoramic views over all of Los Angeles. The area offers a diverse array of upscale housing options, from spectacular Spanish-style 1920s estates to stunning contemporary properties boasting the finest in design and amenities. The eclectic housing mix also includes funky bungalows and mid-century modern homes.
What to Love
People & Lifestyle
Hollywood Hills has been the neighborhood of choice for the Hollywood elite since development of the area began in the 1920s. The neighborhood’s residents past and present comprise a who’s who of the biggest names in the movie industry. From A-list actors to influential directors and producers, no other neighborhood boasts the star power of the Hollywood Hills. Other residents include affluent investors and entrepreneurs, superstar entertainers, successful lawyers, and other professionals.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
The Hollywood Hills has revered restaurants and beloved local businesses befitting the neighborhood’s glittering reputation. Yamashiro
is a refined Japanese restaurant housed within a stunning 1910s recreation of a mountain palace located near Kyoto. Yamashiro’s grounds contain landscape gardens, a koi pond, and an original 600-year-old pagoda with sweeping panoramic views over Los Angeles. The authentic cuisine served inside Yamashiro’s grand main building is just as impressive as the setting. There’s also a poolside bar next to the pagoda offering excellent cocktails and unforgettable skyline views. The Magic Castle
is another historic Hollywood Hills landmark. Known as the country club of magic, this fairytale chateau hosts social gatherings and magic shows, which have included performances from celebrities such as Steve Martin, Johnny Carson, and Orson Welles. Beachwood Village is a laid-back commercial area directly beneath the Hollywood sign. Here, you can enjoy farm-to-table dining at Beachwood Café
and buy organic meats and other gourmet groceries at Beachwood Market
. The Sunset Strip runs just below West Hollywood Hills in the city of West Hollywood. This world-famous stretch of Sunset Boulevard is home to iconic rock clubs such as Whisky a Go Go
and The Viper Room
, influential comedy clubs The Laugh Factory
and The Comedy Store
, and sophisticated rooftop bars including the Sunset Tower Hotel’s Tower Bar
and the Mondrian Hotel’s Skybar
. The Sunset Strip is also a diverse shopping destination with upscale retailers at Sunset Plaza
and independent specialty stores such as Book Soup
Things to Do
Hiking trails traverse the Hollywood Hills, connecting the neighborhood’s scenic canyons and expansive open space preserves. Spanning 4,310 acres, Griffith Park
on the east side of the Hollywood Hills is the largest urban nature area in the United States. Hiking and equestrian trails run through Griffith Park’s rugged and unspoiled terrain. Attractions within the park include the iconic Hollywood Sign, stargazing at Griffith Observatory
, Autry Museum of the American West
, and Los Angeles Zoo
. Wattles Garden Park
features formal Japanese, Italian, and American gardens surrounding the historic 1910 Wattles Mansion. The adjacent 130-acre Runyon Canyon Park
is one of Los Angeles’ most popular hiking areas. Lake Hollywood Park
is a picturesque recreation area surrounding a reservoir with great views of the Hollywood Sign. The Hollywood Bowl
is an amphitheater named by Rolling Stone as one of the top 10 live music venues in the United States. The Hollywood Bowl is the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Many other concerts take place here throughout the year. Since the Hollywood Bowl opened in the 1920s, it has seen countless legendary performances from an endless list of star performers. Perched above the Hollywood Bowl, Jerome C. Daniel Overlook
offers impressive views across Los Angeles and out to the ocean and Catalina Island.
The Hollywood Hills is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Schools include:
Cheremoya Avenue Elementary, Public, K-6
Valley View Elementary, Public, K-6
Immaculate Heart, Private, Roman Catholic, Girls, 6-12