Visitor Guide to Central Los Angeles, Hollywood and more...

Central Los Angeles

This area is bound by Olympic Blvd. to the south and Beverly Blvd. to the north and includes the following neighborhoods:

Hollywood

The area made so famous by movie-making and the famed 'Hollywood' sign recognized worldwide has now seen most of the big studios move a bit farther away. However, people flock to the area to see Grauman's Chinese Theater and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Miracle Mile

This mile-long stretch features must-see attractions such as the L.A. Co. Museum of Art, the La Brea Tar Pits, Petersen Automotive Museum, and the Museums of Arts and Crafts.

Melrose Ave

This entertainment, shopping, and dining hub is filled with all sorts of one-of-a-kind businesses.

Fairfax District

This neighborhood is historically the center of L.A.'s Jewish community and feels like its own independent village right in the heart of the city.   Here you'll find numerous kosher delis, bakeries, restaurants and unique shops.

Beverly Hills California

Beverly Hills California

Beverly Hills

Located west of L.A., this very affluent neighborhood is most famous for its high-end shopping- from clothes, to jewelry, to shoes, and everything in between. Fun fact: there is an oil well on the grounds of Beverly Hills High School.

Article Edited/Contributed by: John C. Derrick
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