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When you think Hancock Park, think HISTORY.  This is a proudly historic and affluent residential neighborhood in Central Los Angeles, California, built around the grounds of a private golf club. Developed in the 1920s, the neighborhood features architecturally distinct residences.Hancock Park is flanked by Hollywood to the north, Larchmont and Windsor Square to the east, Koreatown to the southeast, Mid-Wilshire to the south and southwest and Fairfax to the west.

Shopping

Half Off Clothing Store 660 N. Larchmont Blvd. 323.463.6613 (no working Web site though they say they have “fun and funky clothes for men and women; select high end often available”

Facial

Holistic by Nona Skin Care 403 N. Larchmont Blvd. 323.461.7542 (no Web site) “holistic demo-corrective skin care and professional pain-free waxing that makes your skin like silk while helping you feel relaxed and luxurious all over”.

Body Scrub

Olympic Spa 3915 Olympic Blvd. 323.857.0666 “imagine being bathed by your earth-mother, scrubbed with brown sugar and rinsed in warm sugar water while you have a cucumber facial-ahhhh”.

Breakfast

Cafe du Village 139 Larchmont Blvd. 323.466.3996 (no Web Site) “French, French, French-but don’t miss the homemade corned beef hash and poached eggs; try it with their house salad even if that sounds strange”.

Books

Chevalier’s Books 126 N. Larchmont Blvd. 323. 465.1334 (no Web site) “a true neighborhood book store with a great selection-including a whole room for kids books, knowledgeable staff”.

Chocolates

Leonidas 201 N. Larchmont Blvd. 323.860.7966  “famous imported Belgian chocolates flown in overnight from Europe made from the finest Callebaut chocolate, fresh cream and butter”