In the heart of Westwood, close to everything exciting about the city, lies the neighborhood of Westwood Village. Apartments in Westwood Village put the resident close to fine dining, distinctive architecture and history of the '30s and '40s, galleries, shops and boutiques. A mix of the older buildings and businesses is often found beside the newer ones, adding to the charm of this historic and vibrant area.
A popular attraction in Westwood Village is shopping; diverse shops, from fine papers to furniture to clothing and jewelry can be found here. Residents flock to see the the latest in fashionable clothing styles and new technology. Art galleries, cigar shops, health foods, book stores and music stores are part of the mix. As far as dining is concerned, ethnic and regional are represented; one can find Japanese, Mongolian, Pan Asian, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Californian, Italian, Hawaiian, and more as well as bakeries and cafés.
Residents flock to the Armand Hammer Museum of Art & Cultural Center to see the works of Paul Cézanne, Henri Matisse, Jasper Johns, Käthe Kollwitz, June Wayne and Pablo Picasso among others. There is also a collection of Old Masters, Impressionist, and Post-Impressionist work that includes a Rembrandt.
The UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History and the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden are also places for relaxation and revival through art. An abundance of theaters show cinema, including the Billy Wilder Theater, and live performances at the Geffen Playhouse now happens in two separate theaters. The UCLA Performing Arts Center at Royce Hall, built in 1929, is modeled after Milan's San Ambrogio church. Westwood Village LA apartments for rent will put all this outside the door.
A short drive of five miles takes one to the panoramic views and beaches of the Pacific Ocean. Moreover, abundant palm trees and lush landscaping surround many of the distinctive architectural styling in buildings within Westwood Village.
Whether you are a student at UCLA or work in the downtown area, Apartment Guide can help you find apartment rentals Westwood Village California that are perfect for your desires. Search by entering your favorite amenities; we can assist you in finding your ideal Westwood Village home. Schools are part of the Los Angeles Unified School District; find out more about Fairburn Elementary. For additional resources, get more information about utilities.