Westwood Walk (Self Guided), Los Angeles

Westwood is a beautiful residential and commercial neighborhood situated close to Beverly Hills that is popular with locals and visitors alike. Within its boundaries is Holmby Hills, one of LA's wealthiest residential areas.

Westwood is much admired for its architecturally important buildings, such as vintage theaters. They include the Art Deco Crest and the Mann Village with its landmark 170-feet white tower. Among the other buildings of note are the Playboy Mansion, home of Playboy founder Hugh Hefner, and buildings that were constructed in the 1940s and the 1950s. Their architectural styles include American Colonial Revival, Mediterranean, French Regency and Classical Revival. Other attractions include the UCLA campus and Westwood Village.

This is a premier entertainment and dining destination with lots of high quality shops, restaurants and cinemas, including vintage motion picture houses. There are also numerous events presented here throughout the year, such as movie premieres, farmers' markets and improv shows.

During your time in the Westwood locale, stop by Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery and the Hammer Museum. This art museum and cultural center host temporary art exhibitions and has a permanent collection that includes international contemporary art from 1960 onwards, and drawings and paintings by 19th-century French satirist Honoré Daumier.
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Westwood Walk Map

Guide Name: Westwood Walk
Guide Location: USA » Los Angeles
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Discovery)
Travel Distance: 1.6 Km or 1 Miles
Author: vickyc
Le Conte Avenue, Geffen Playhouse Theater

1) Le Conte Avenue, Geffen Playhouse Theater

Broxton Avenue corner with Weyburn Avenue, Briun Theater

2) Broxton Avenue corner with Weyburn Avenue, Briun Theater

Broxton Avenue corner with Weyburn Avenue, Fox Theater

3) Broxton Avenue corner with Weyburn Avenue, Fox Theater

Westwood Boulevard, Janss Investment Company Building

4) Westwood Boulevard, Janss Investment Company Building

Westwood Boulevard corner with Lindbrook Drive

5) Westwood Boulevard corner with Lindbrook Drive

Glendon Avenue corner with Lindbrook Drive, Hammer Museum

6) Glendon Avenue corner with Lindbrook Drive, Hammer Museum

South Westwood Boulevard, Crest Theater

7) South Westwood Boulevard, Crest Theater

Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

8) Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery

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