Highland Park is a rapidly gentrifying middle class neighborhood northeast of downtown Los Angeles. Boutiques and cocktail lounges have replaced the high crime that previously plagued this area.
It's known for having a close-knit community feel and many local institutions have remained despite the gentrification of the last few years. The main thoroughfare through town, North Figueroa, has the feel of an old-fashioned main street on some blocks.
The neighborhood's ten parks make it easy to stay active and meet your neighbors.
This is still one of LA's more affordable areas and housing stock consists mostly of modest homes and apartments.
Burbank: 10.9 miles / 20-40 minutes by car / 60-90 minutes by transit
Century City: 17.5 miles / 55-110 minutes by car / 100 minutes by transit
Downtown LA: 7.9 miles / 30-60 minutes by car / 60 minutes by transit
Santa Monica: 21.3 miles / 55-110 minutes by car / 90-120 minutes by transit
Well-known music shop boasts a range of used records & CDs, plus regular live music in a hip space.
The Judson Studios is in it's fifth generation of family ownership, currently owned by David Judson. David and his team bring a 21st century aesthetic and technological sensibility to the skills of hand-crafted architectural glass making. They are proud of their heritage and integrate the traditions of an ancient and honorable art with cutting edge design and fabrication processes, providing their clients with the palette of knowledge and skills needed to bring their dreams of beautiful stained, leaded and architectural art glass to life.
The Lummis House is operated by the city of Los Angeles as a historic house museum, the exterior of the house is built of river rock and originally contained a stone tower. The interior contains some of Lummis's collection of artifacts, as well as copies of many of his books.
Discover the art, history, and cultures of the American West! Located in beautiful Griffith Park, the Autry features world-class galleries filled with Native American art and artifacts, film memorabilia, historic firearms, paintings, and more.
With a mission to support small soda makers, Galco’s motto is “Freedom of Choice” which mirrors Nese’s determination that customers have the right to choose from more than just a handful of mass-produced, big-business selections. Today, sodas from all over the world can be found at Galco’s – brewed from Brazil to Jamaica, from Germany to Australia – and sought out traditional brands that use 50s, 60s and 70s recipes with cane sugar instead of high fructose corn syrup.
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