Hollywood Hills

The quintessential American suburb, the Hollywood Hills are known throughout the world as the neighborhood of the stars.  This unique swath of hills is part of the Santa Monica mountain range and connects Studio City, Universal City and Burbank on the north, Griffith Park on the north and east, Los Feliz on the southeast, Hollywood on the south and Hollywood Hills West on the west. Within this area you’ll find smaller neighborhoods including Laurel Canyon, Nichols Canyon,Beachwood Canyon, Cahuenga Pass, Franklin Village, Hollywood Heights, Outpost Estates and Whitley Heights.   Everyone from Ben Affleck, Christina Aguilera and Halle Berry to Matthew Perry, Kevin Costner and Salma Hayek have called the Hollywood Hills home.

Tony knows these neighborhoods very well and is the Real Estate Broker with local expertise to discuss your realty options. 310.497-4117.

Griffith Park Observatory

2800 East Observatory Road; (213) 473-0800

Reopened in 2006 after a long remodel; reservations are no longer necessary. Popular tourist attraction that features an extensive array of space- and science-related displays. The outside offers a beautiful panorama of the city of Los Angeles, especially stunning at night.

The Hollywood Sign

3204 Canyon Lake Dr, Hollywood, CA 90068; (323) 258.4338

Hollywood’s most recognizable landmark You can hike as close to the sign as you are allowed to by driving to the end of N. Beachwood Dr. Park alongside the road, climb up the dirt paths until you see signs warning you not to go any further. You can get some amazing close photos of the sign from here. They’re not kidding about trespassing near the sign. There are cameras everywhere. If you go someplace you’re not supposed to be a police helicopter will swoop down and advise you to turn back.

Pace Restaurant

2100 Laurel Canyon Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA  90046; (323) 654.8583

A romantic getaway with fine Italian food, you’ll find it about half-way up Laurel Canyon.  A true local favorite and celebrity hangout.

Mulholland Scenic Parkway and Corridor

Constructed in 1924, twenty four-mile Mulholland Drive is a scenic road that would transport city dwellers to the mountains and beaches. The winding route starts west of the 101 Freeway in Hollywood, and divides the Hollywood Hills from the San Fernando Valley.  Take a drive and stop at various overlooks to see panoramic city, mountain and ocean views.