WELCOME TO WESTWOOD
A harmonious blend of academic spirit and lively urban buzz, nestled between the illustrious neighborhoods of Beverly Hills and Brentwood.
For those envisioning a vibrant lifestyle surrounded by iconic landmarks, rich history, and the youthful exuberance of a university town, Westwood is the go-to destination. Situated in the heart of Los Angeles, Westwood seamlessly marries the intellectual fervor of UCLA with a bustling city's entertainment and amenities.
Westwood is predominantly defined by the expansive University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) campus. Beyond academia, the neighborhood flourishes with theaters, museums, and the historic Westwood Village, offering a mosaic of experiences. From historic homes to modern apartments, the real estate landscape caters to both students and professionals, reflecting the area's diverse essence.
WHAT TO LOVE
• Vibrant atmosphere pulsating with student energy and scholarly pursuits
• The iconic Westwood Village with its array of shops, cinemas, and eateries
• Proximity to the world-renowned UCLA campus and its public events
• Diverse range of cultural hubs, including theaters and museums
• Picturesque streets lined with a mix of historic and contemporary architecture
• A dynamic nightlife scene, infused with a youthful spirit
At the heart of Westwood is the bustling activity of university life. The streets brim with a mix of students, academics, and professionals. Westwood Village, once a historic shopping district, now offers an eclectic mix of boutique shops, cafes, and theaters. For those seeking fresh produce and artisanal treats, the Westwood Village Farmers’ Market is a weekly attraction.
DINING, ENTERTAINMENT & SHOPPING
Kickstart your day at Espresso Profeta, savoring their expertly brewed coffee. For those craving Mediterranean dishes, Olive & Thyme is a must-visit, with their signature Lamb Meatballs being a crowd favorite. For a taste of Asia, Northern Cafe serves delectable Chinese dishes. And for the sweet-toothed, Diddy Riese's cookies and ice creams are an institution in themselves.
Westwood Village offers a unique shopping experience, blending vintage charm with modern retailers. Explore a variety of boutique shops, catch the latest movie release at Fox Theater, or immerse yourself in art at the Hammer Museum.
THINGS TO DO
Experience world-class performances at the Geffen Playhouse or dive into history at the Fowler Museum. For those seeking open spaces, the Mildred E. Mathias Botanical Garden offers a serene escape amidst nature. Fitness enthusiasts can join the runners and cyclists at the Drake Stadium, while culture aficionados can attend lectures, concerts, and exhibitions hosted by UCLA.
Westwood, with its academic heart, is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District and features:
• Warner Avenue Elementary
• Emerson Community Charter School
• University Senior High School
• Marymount High School
• Geffen Academy at UCLA