The hamlet of Los Feliz is nestled in an area just south of Griffith Park and its adjacent neighbors are Hollywood to the west and Silver Lake and Atwater Village to its east. More specifically, its borders are Hollywood Boulevard to the south, Hyperion Avenue to the southeast, Griffith Park to the north, the L.A. River to the east, and Western Avenue to the west. Its terrain ranges from flat in the heart of the village to quite hilly on its east and north.
In a city that’s known as a “great big freeway”, some neighborhoods stand out as a testament to the notion that you get to know things better when they go by slow. The affluent village of Los Feliz is one such neighborhood, where its residents are likely to wear out their heels before their tires. Amenities? You name it and Los Feliz probably has it. Not only is it loaded with the practical, but it also possesses many places that its residents, and Angelenos in general, treasure.
People living in, or close to, the heart of the village tend to be a younger set with an urban sensibility. These residents enjoy a lifestyle that provides for every need within a few minutes’ walk. In terms of housing, this area has a balanced mix of single-family homes and apartment buildings of all sizes. Most of the homes and many of the multifamily properties are rich in character and architectural significance. Much of the region was built in the 1920s and 1930s with predominantly Spanish and Mediterranean styles and classic California bungalows with period revival influences.
The area’s culture, diversity, sense of style, and vast array of eateries and social experiences that include the Greek Theater, The Observatory, Griffith Park (including its multiple golf and tennis venues, The Autry Museum, miles of