West Hollywood, commonly referred to as “WeHo”, is a city within a city (surrounded by the City of Los Angeles)and was incorporated as an independent city in 1984. The city’s Motto is “The Creative City” and is known for its diverse resident population! West Hollywood has an irregular boundary and is adjacent to the city of Beverly Hills on the west, and on other sides by neighborhoods of the City of LA including Hollywood Hills, Hollywood, the Fairfax District, Mid-Wilshire and Beverly Grove. According to Walkscore, a website that ranks cities based on walkability, West Hollywood is the most walkable city in California!
Commercial corridors include the nightlife and dining focused on the Sunset Strip, along Santa Monica Boulevard, and the Avenues of Art and Design along Robertson, Melrose, and Beverly Boulevard. The famous Pacific Design Center “The Blue Whale” is located in the heart of the City along “Decorator Row” and is home to some of the top designers in the Country and across the street is the newly designed West Hollywood Park and Library. The western stretch of Melrose Avenue, between Fairfax Avenue and Doheny Drive, is notable for its trendy clothing boutiques, interior design shops, restaurants, and antique shops. The Celebrities have been known to hang out at the ever so popular Soho House on Sunset Boulevard as well as The Roxy, Whisky a Go Go, the Comedy Store on Sunset and The Abbey on Robertson Blvd.
Residential neighborhoods in West Hollywood include the Norma Triangle, West Hollywood North, West Hollywood West, West Hollywood East, and West Hollywood Heights, all of which are only a few blocks long or wide. Major intersecting streets typically provide amenities within close proximity of adjacent neighborhoods.