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ON THE INSIDE WELCOME

2 LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION > The heart of the sprawling

metropolis, West Hollywood is the place to come to see all things L.A.

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DISCOVER THE HEART OF L.A.

> A go-to guide to West Hollywood’s three enclaves.

FAVORITES

20 PUMP IT UP! > Too-chic-for-words reality star

Lisa Vanderpump may live in Beverly Hills, but for the Brit bon vivant—and restaurant biz whiz— West Hollywood is where the action is.

SIP & SAVOR

22 BAR METHOD > Sip the night away at one of

these scene-stealing hot spots.

24 VIEW FROM ABOVE > Five rooftop experiences with

dazzling views and buzzy scenes.

26 STAR-STUDDED DINING > A side of celebrities, please....

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28 FASHION + DESIGN > It’s no wonder West Hollywood

is called “The Creative City”: With its distinctive architecture, savvy style, and some of the hippest shops and boutiques in Southern California, the city packs more fashion and design into its trendy 1.9 square miles than most cities many times its size.

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30 FITNESS + WELLNESS > West Hollywood has been

at the forefront of global wellness throughout its vibrant young life, standing powerfully at the epicenter of Southern California’s keenly healthconscious culture.

32 LGBTQ > With one of the highest

concentrations of LGBTQ residents in California and an inviting array of gay-owned and gay-focused businesses and attractions, West Hollywood is a veritable playground for global LGBTQ travelers.

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HOTELS

34 STAY AWESOME > Settle into one of the most

walkable cities in California, then step out into the most welcoming place in the world.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

56 NOT FAR AWAY > Set in the heart of Los Angeles,

West Hollywood is the perfect home base from which to visit these nearby sights.

EVENTS

62 WHAT’S HAPPENING > Check the calendar so you

don’t miss out on extraordinary occasions taking place while you’re here.

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VISITOR INFORMATION

64 IN THE KNOW > Know what to expect and where

to turn while you’re here.

70 WEST HOLLYWOOD MAP > Find your way to city’s

restaurants, boutiques, night spots, and more.

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WELCOME

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION The heart of the sprawling metropolis, West Hollywood is the place to visit to see all things L.A.

Welcome to West Hollywood, the heart of Los Angeles! Eat, shop, play, and stay in L.A.’s ultimate playground, filled with hot hotels, see-and-be-seen rooftop pools, cool restaurants,

trendy shops, popular nightlife spots, and much more. Welcoming and inclusive, with a creative vibe all its own, West Hollywood is home to some of the city’s top innovators. The vibrant scene is densely packed into 1.9 square miles. West Hollywood is one of California’s most walkable cities and you’ll want to walk, not drive, to discover the boutiques, galleries, and sites that

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make this city so unique. When you need a ride, you’ll find a variety of free transportation options to make getting around easy. Explore our must-see neighborhoods: the legendary Sunset Strip, the fashion-forward Design District, and the eclectic Santa Monica Boulevard. Capture that quintessential L.A. experience right in the middle of it all: West Hollywood. We look forward to your visit!

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West Hollywood—or “WeHo,” as it’s affectionately called— is a vibrant neighborhood located beside Hollywood at the eastern border of Beverly Hills in the heart of Los Angeles. With its hip and trendy vibe, strong sense of community, and colorful show-business history, these two square miles of shops, restaurants, clubs, and landmarks are a virtual feast for the senses. Wander the city from end to end to make the most of these iconic areas: The Sunset Strip is renowned for its legendary rock ’n’ roll history, eye-popping billboards, and exciting assortment of hip hotels, restaurants, and boutiques that dot the central thoroughfare. For visual and artistic inspiration, West Hollywood’s Design District delivers with a seemingly endless string of opportunities to experience the latest in premier design, art, fashion, and food. Santa Monica Boulevard is the cultural backbone of the city, connecting three zones, each with its own personality: the LGBTQ-historic west end, the retro-inspired mid-boulevard, and the Old Hollywood-influenced east end.

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After decades of notoriety, the Sunset Strip continues to blaze its own path as a world-famous cultural landmark, setting trends in music, hotels, dining, and shopping. This most famous segment of Sunset Boulevard begins and ends in West Hollywood, and like the city it calls home, it’s constantly breaking new ground and reinventing itself. Though it’s often portrayed in movies (it was the setting for Sunset Boulevard, Almost Famous, and Rock of Ages, to name a few), nothing compares to experiencing the Strip up close and in person. Bordered on the west by Beverly Hills and on the east by Hollywood, the iconic mile-and-a-half stretch of road is lined with an array of world-class hotels, nightclubs, restaurants, shops, and spas. Over the years, the Sunset Strip has seen it all, starting with the seedy glitz of the 1920s, when Prohibition fueled the rise of nightclubs and speakeasies. At that time, West Hollywood was not yet an incorporated city, so the Strip was lightly policed, making it the perfect playground for the rebellious denizens of early Hollywood. By the 1940s, swanky nightclubs like Ciro’s, Sunset Trocadero, and Mocambo reigned supreme, attracting A-list celebrity clientele like Marilyn Monroe along with less savory characters like gangster Bugsy Siegel. In the 1960s, the Sunset Strip became a gathering place for the counterculture movement in Los Angeles. Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, and Jim Morrison were fixtures. The Whisky a Go Go (whiskyagogo.com) introduced go-go dancers to the

U.S. and propelled The Doors—the club’s house band at the time—to fame and notoriety. The Strip continued to be a nucleus of punk rock and new wave music during the late 1970s and became ground zero for the colorful glam metal scene, hosting bands like Mötley Crüe, Guns N’ Roses, and Poison throughout the 1980s. Meanwhile, another entertainment renaissance was taking place on the Strip as young standup performers like David Letterman, Andy Kaufman, and The Smothers Brothers regaled audiences with their routines at The Comedy Store (thecomedystore.com), forging a path for comic innovation that continues to this day. Today the Strip continues to launch new artists of all kinds and attract crowds to legendary venues like the Whisky a Go Go and The Roxy Theatre (theroxy.com), which anchor a nightlife-rich neighborhood of bars, many of which are tucked into the area’s legendary hotels. To honor tradition, stop at The Tower Bar at the Sunset Tower Hotel (sunset towerhotel.com) and the open-air Skybar (mondrianlos angeles.com) that overlooks the outdoor pool at the ultra-chic Mondrian Los Angeles. For a newer Strip offering, stretch out at the stunning, glass-encased lounge atop the recently launched 1 Hotel West Hollywood (1hotels.com/west-hollywood). Located at the base of the Hollywood Hills and lauded for its savvy marriage of luxury and environmental responsibility, the hotel houses 235 rooms and 50 suites, many of which feature those coveted L.A. skyline views. Prefer a lower profile? Get cozy with

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a cocktail at the chic basement club at The West Hollywood EDITION (editionhotels.com/weho), a distinctive 2019 addition to the Strip’s hotel lineup. Poised on the cusp of West Hollywood and Beverly Hills, the hotel boasts a six-treatment-room spa in addition to its 190 guest rooms, 20 luxury residences, and an oh-so-Hollywood rooftop pool. If you’re ready to party with Hollywood’s hippest, head over to Blind Dragon (blinddragonla.com), where tikiinspired cocktails mix with karaoke, and Bootsy Bellows (hwoodgroup.com), a retro, burlesque-ish nightclub known for its bodacious party crowd. If you’ve just gotta move, the dance club 1OAK Los Angeles (1oakla.com) is the place to groove. When you’re ready to eat, the selection of dining options on the Strip ranges from the impertinently colorful rock ’n’ roll mainstay next door to The Roxy, Rainbow Bar & Grill (rainbowbarandgrill.com), to any of the cool, modern gustatory experiences at Innovative Dining Group’s (innovativedining.com) trio of restaurants: BOA Steakhouse, where premium cuts mesh with an award-winning wine list; Katana, a hip destination for Japanese comfort cuisine; and

ROKU, popular for its teppanyaki (iron griddle–prepared) Japanese dishes. With daylight, the late-night scene makes way for shopping. Expand your wardrobe with a visit to the 13,000-squarefoot location of Fred Segal (f redsegal.com), an iconic purveyor of chic, casual clothing for more than 50 years. Broaden your mind as you browse the floor-to-ceiling shelves at Book Soup (booksoup.com), frequently the site of highprofile author signings and book-loving celebrities. For some high-end retail therapy, pay a visit to the Strip’s Sunset Plaza (sunsetplaza.com), where you can shop while taking in the Southern California sunshine and spectacular city views, and even savor some alfresco dining at one of the center’s eateries. And if you run out of steam, no worries: You can indulge in some top-notch TLC with a massage or facial at Ole Henriksen Spa (olehenriksenspa.com). Nearly 100 years after the Hollywood elite put it on the map, the Sunset Strip continues to pulse with energy, offering West Hollywood locals and visitors a place to immerse themselves in its history and culture while having a whole lot of fun.

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1930s: The rich and famous launch restaurants and clubs, while young starlets flock to the counter at Schwab’s Pharmacy, hoping to be discovered.

1940s: The Sunset Strip gains notoriety for high-profile mobsters such as Bugsy Siegel frequenting nightclubs like the Melody Room, as later portrayed in 1997’s L.A. Confidential.

1950s: National media glamorizes the thoroughfare’s public image with the release of the classic movie Sunset Boulevard and the TV series 77 Sunset Strip.

1960s: Nightclubs Whisky a Go Go and The Roxy become musical and cultural hubs, and the rock musical Hair opens at the psychedelically designed Aquarius Theatre.

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1970s: Rainbow Bar & Grill advances the cause of rock ’n’ roll while a standup comedy renaissance unfolds at The Comedy Store and the Laugh Factory.

1980s: The decade of decadence finds its home on the Sunset Strip in high-energy metal music and in executive power lunches at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant.

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1990s: As the alternative music scene moves east, DJ-centric dance clubs like The Roxbury enjoy an explosion in popularity.

2000s: With mainstays happily thriving alongside new shopping and dining hot spots, the Sunset Strip remains a mustsee West Hollywood highlight.

2010s: Music continues to reign—Elton John shuts down the Sunset Strip for a live duet with Lady Gaga.

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West Hollywood has never been known for following trends. It’s known for setting them, and you’ll find this most apparent on Santa Monica Boulevard, which runs from La Brea Avenue on the east to Doheny Drive on the west. This eclectic thoroughfare once traversed an industrial area dotted with film studios and was a Los Angeles Pacific Railway route. Also known as the westernmost leg of the historical Route 66 (once America’s main cross-country highway, it is still marked with iconic shieldshaped signage), the boulevard connects the east side of Los Angeles with the Pacific Ocean, passing through Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Century City, and West Los Angeles, and ending in Santa Monica. It takes on various personas along its length, and nowhere is it more diverse, fun, or pedestrian friendly than along the 2.9-mile/4.7-kilometer stretch that runs through West Hollywood. PHOTO: HARLOWE BAR: WILLIAM BRADFORD

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The eastern end of Santa Monica recalls the Hollywood of yesteryear, with lively watering holes and celebrated eateries that summon up visions of Golden Age movie stars downing Manhattans and gesticulating wildly with their long, lacquered cigarette holders. Harlowe Bar (harlowebar.

com), for instance, feels more like a social club than a bar, and Jones Hollywood (joneshollywood.com) flaunts a retro, supper-club vibe. Followers of Hollywood history are thrilled that Formosa Café, a drinking and dining institution for Hollywood bigwigs both beloved and notorious since the 1920s, is slated for a transformative relaunch in 2019 as simply The Formosa (theformosabar.com). Expect the café’s patrons to include the many film, TV, and commercial folks who ply their trade at The Lot Studios, a 100-year-old, full-service studio situated down the street that still echoes with the voices of Hollywood heyday. Nearby Bar Lubitsch (barlubitsch.com), named in homage to Russian filmmaker Ernst Lubitsch, has earned a following for its selection of more than 200 vodkas used in an exotic mélange of cocktails and for the DJ-revved music and dancing in the bar’s Red Room lounge. Dining opportunities on the east side of the boulevard include The Hudson (thehudsonla.com), serving fresh, classic American fare and microbrews in lush, pre-Prohibition-style digs, and the casual James Beard Award–nominated seafood shack Connie and Ted’s (connieandteds.com), which pays tribute to the timeless lure of coastal cuisine.

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At its west end, the boulevard is flanked with unique restaurants, eclectic boutiques, coffee shops, gyms, and bookstores. Here, rainbow flags symbolize the guiding principle on which West Hollywood was built: freedom to be yourself and to live life your own way. The LGBTQ community plays a leading role in the area, culturally and economically.

As home to the most popular gay and lesbian scene in Los Angeles, the west end is famous for its gay nightclubs, frequented by anyone and everyone eager to celebrate diversity and acceptance, along with tasty cocktails, catchy music, and lively entertainment, often served up with a well-executed theme. Patrons at GYM Sports Bar (gymsportsbar.com), for instance, frequent this man’s man

The first community to provide a safe, welcoming environment for gays and lesbians, West Hollywood blazed the trail to uninhibited freedom and equality for the LGBTQ population. Home to a lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender population that comprises more than a third of its residents, West Hollywood is renowned as the preeminent LGBTQ sanctuary. The city has been a symbol of independence and counterculture since its humble beginnings as a settlement called Sherman, where rough railroad workers enjoyed living outside the jurisdiction of Los Angeles law enforcement in 1896. Without official city status, Sherman continued to sidestep legal authority

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during Prohibition; alcohol flowed freely there at nightclubs such as Sunset Trocadero and Ciro’s, which were popular among movie stars from adjacent Hollywood and Beverly Hills. In 1927, capitalizing on its neighbor’s fame, Sherman renamed itself West Hollywood. Ciro’s again defied the established order in the 1950s, when it hosted the world’s first Sunday afternoon T-dances, at which gay men danced together, though it was illegal. As the gay community embraced the social freedom of the 1960s, their influence spread along Santa Monica Boulevard, prompting residents to nickname the west end of the street “Boys Town.” The closing of Ciro’s (which became The Comedy Store in 1972) spurred gays to open their own nightclubs

and dance bars, and laws prohibiting gays dancing together were repealed in 1975, just in time for disco. In the next decade, a movement in L.A. County to drop rent control laws motivated West Hollywood to incorporate in 1984, which also allowed the city to obtain funding to combat the HIV/AIDS epidemic that was devastating its community. Simultaneously, with nearly 50 percent of its voting population comprised of gay residents, West Hollywood elected the first openly lesbian mayor, Valerie Terrigno. In 1985, West Hollywood blazed the trail as the first place in America to legally recognize same-sex relationships. Ultimately, in 2015, the U.S. Supreme Court followed in West Hollywood’s progressive footsteps by legalizing same-sex marriage across the country.

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locale to watch the big game, shoot some pool, or get lucky at the poker table. And the Old West comes alive with a few significant updates at Flaming Saddles (flamingsaddles.com), a rollicking nightclub that features country-western music and an eye-popping ensemble of shirtless, dancing bartenders. Revolver Video Bar (revolverweho.com) opts for a rotation of theme nights and special events under a high-tech, video-forward umbrella. And no exploration of the gay bar scene would be complete without a visit to The Abbey Food + Bar (theabbeyweho.com), founded by gay advocate and philanthropist David Cooley, where the selection of food and beverages is as varied and appealing as WeHo itself. Also on the western side of Santa Monica Boulevard, fame and fortune assert themselves in the form of dining and fraternizing hot spots. Among the newest of these is Blackship (blackshipla.com), whose unique fusion of Italian and Japanese cuisines (think: homemade pasta with Asian overtones), tapas-influenced sharing, and open kitchen foster a joyful dining experience. For a beach party experience, Fiesta Cantina (f iestacantina.net) extends an open invitation to experience Mexican-flavored revelry in the glow of multicolored lights and cocktails to match. SUR Restaurant & Lounge (just off the boulevard on Robertson; surrestaurant.com) has been featured on the Bravo TV shows The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills and Vanderpump Rules. The venue’s elegant interior, designed by Lisa Vanderpump Todd and her husband, who are partial owners, is matched by the sumptuous dishes such as filet mignon and roasted duck in plum sauce. If you’re looking for something just as glorious, the couple’s PUMP Restaurant (pumprestaurant.com) down the block blends the feel of a Tuscan garden with the elegance of 19th-century Paris and a global menu to suit every taste. If you’d prefer to spend an evening channeling 1960s and ’70s Hollywood, you can’t get more classic than Dan Tana’s (dantanasrestaurant.com), a Santa Monica Boulevard staple that has served up its classic Italian cuisine to just about every famous entertainer, politician, and bigwig who has ever visited the area. Post-dinner, proceed to the Troubadour (troubadour.com), a club renowned for launching musical luminaries such as Elton John and James Taylor, to take in the rich history and enduring legacy that attest to the power of live music. Pair these classic experiences with a stay at one of the area’s newest hotels, such as Hotel 850 (hotel850svb.com), where Europeanstyle luxury melds with the comforts of home (roaring fireplace, anyone?) and effortless California elegance. If the sun and sky are calling for a more far-reaching excursion outdoors, pay a visit to Bikes and Hikes LA

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While the east end of the boulevard channels the glamour of old Hollywood and the west end beats to the modern-day drum of the diverse community, mid Santa Monica Boulevard carries a decidedly retro vibe, with the indelible marks of bygone eras that have helped to frame West Hollywood history. Start your journey to the past during the day at the MAK Center for Art and Architecture (makcenter.org), which supports the arts through a series of public events and exhibitions and offers a showcase of history with a thoughtful swipe at convention. While there, tour the Schindler House, designed and constructed as an experiment in communal living in 1921–22. Hearty appetites are well served at another staple of West Coast history: Hamburger Mary’s Bar & Grille (hamburgermarys.com), a national phenomenon that began as a quirky, gay-friendly dive in San Francisco in 1972. Best described then and now as an “open-air bar and grille for open-minded

people,” this string of independently owned eateries/late-night entertainment venues continues to supply great food, community activism, and grownup fun. For diners who crave a farm-to-table experience, the d e ce p t i ve l y n a m e d Laurel Hardware (laurelhardware.com) has all the nuts and bolts, so to speak. Here, where actual hardware was sold with a smile from 1946 to 2008, guests now feast on gourmet organic, hormone-free, and free-range fare from sashimi to short ribs. Recalling the high society of yesteryear, Conservatory (conservatoryweho.com) opened its doors in 2018. Serving dinner and happy hour, this tasteful venue features four distinct spaces to meet every hobnobber’s need: a street-level café; the Café at Conservatory; the main floor–based full restaurant and bar; and the Society Room, where an “elevated cocktail program” uses unlikely ingredients like red miso and maple butter to great effect. And be sure to check out the “forbidden fruit” at Employees Only (employeesonlyla.com), a speakeasy-themed bar and restaurant that comes complete with a hidden entrance, art deco interior design, on-site spiritual readings, and, of course, a menu of classic and creative cocktails to wash down the steak tartare.

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The epicenter of high-caliber design, fashion, art, dining, and beauty, the West Hollywood Design District is located at the intersections of Melrose Avenue, Beverly Boulevard, and Robertson Boulevard. A distinct mix of global designer flagships, local boutiques, art galleries, interior design showrooms, and chic eateries is concentrated in this walkable area, making it an unrivaled international destination for design-savvy professionals and sophisticated shoppers alike. Back in the 1950s, the neighborhood held just a handful of shops, studios, and cafés that catered to the design trade. In the ’60s, businesses like Phyllis Morris Originals became “designers to the stars,” attracting increasing numbers of style seekers to the area and slowly transforming it into one of the most distinguished design districts in the country. As more design trade resources opened their doors, the influx of artists, dressmakers, upholsterers, dancers, and musicians fleshed out the bohemian spirit of the burgeoning district. And in recent years, it has been further enhanced with an ever-changing landscape of locally created outdoor murals.

Stroll through some of the district’s high-end boutiques and you’re likely to spot a trend-conscious celebrity or two among the erudite throng flocking to Christian Louboutin (us.christianlouboutin.com) to add to their shoe collection and to ALLSAINTS (us.allsaints.com) to peruse the latest leather jacket styles. There is no lack of runway-inspired looks to be ogled here among the branded storefronts of fashion designers including Moschino (moschino.com), H. Lorenzo (hlorenzo.com), rag & bone (rag-bone.com), Maxfield (maxfieldla.com), and Stella McCartney (stella mccartney.com). Admirers of unusual and eclectic interiors will have a field day at Luminaire (luminaire.com), a 15,500-square-foot playground featuring inspired pieces from designers across the globe. Meanwhile, a wonderland awaits aficionados of modern interior design in the showrooms of timeless, updated classic furnishings at the RH West Hollywood (restorationhardware.com) flagship store on Melrose Avenue. And no tour of the Design District would be complete without a visit to the Blue Whale, also known as the Pacific Design Center (pacificdesigncenter.com), a sleek, azure-

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WALKABLE WEST HOLLYWOOD Walk Score, a private company that indexes communities according to the ease with which they can be traversed on foot, has consistently rated West Hollywood the most walkable California city since 2011. Stroll, don’t drive, within the city’s 1.9 miles to restaurants, cafés, bars, nightclubs, and shopping venues. For recommended walks and maps, download the WeHo to Go guidebook at visitwesthollywood.com.

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enveloped structure of startling beauty and size. The multi-use commercial market center leases much of its space for design, art, and media purposes, and also holds classes, events, and exhibitions. It houses about 100 boutiques dedicated to branded, interior design– based showrooms. When it’s time to refuel, a delicious pickme-up is never far away in the Design District. Among local favorites are Alfred2Go (alfred.la), known for its fine javas, teas, and yummy go-with pastries, and Urth Caffé (urthcaffe.com), where the organic brews and comfort food pair well with the outdoor patio—perfect for people-watching and celeb-spotting. And if the faces and bodies passing by seem markedly lovelier than average, it could be because they’re regulars at Shape House (theshapehouse.com), an urban sweat lodge that promises to deliver red-carpet-ready looks with a modern approach to the ancient wellness practice of sweating. Don’t be surprised if they’re following those sweat sessions with one of the healthful libations served at Cha Cha Matcha (chachamatcha.com), where the popular green tea leaf powder makes its way into a delectable assortment of hot and cold concoctions. Dinner can be anything you want it to be in the Design District, where the restaurant menus are as varied as the residents. If you’re with a group that includes meat

lovers, vegans, and everything in between, the broad-range American menu offered at Craig’s (craigs.la) has something for everyone. At E.P. & L.P. (eplosangeles.com), you can start with drinks at the rooftop lounge that overlooks the Hollywood Hills and the Sunset Strip, then head downstairs to savor the flavors of the restaurant’s South Asian–influenced dishes. Seafood-focused CATCH LA (catchrestaurants.com) also provides a rooftop setting—and an entire menu page dedicated to the area’s many vegan patrons. To go meatless altogether, head to Gracias Madre (graciasmadreweho.com), where Mexican cuisine is reimagined with a purely plant-based and organic menu. For late-night frolicking, the Design District invites you to choose your adventure. Raspoutine (raspoutine.com), a Russianthemed club inspired by the mid-century Parisian hot spot of the same name, has just added West Hollywood to its stable of chic overseas locales. Channel your inner Dostoyevsky as you feast on caviar and, of course, top-notch vodka. Feeling too buoyant for borscht? Check out The Peppermint Club (peppermintclub.com), a nod to the hot spots of the 1960s. Sip your favorite cocktail as you sink back into one of the cushy seats and take in the live music and appealingly nostalgic atmosphere. What could be more appropriate for the most creative and innovative part of West Hollywood?

PHOTOS: E.P. & L.P.: DAN COLLOPY; PDC: RYAN FORBES

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KLEIN, EPSTEIN & PARKER BETWEEN THE SHEETS

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PUMP IT UP! Too-chic-for-words reality star Lisa Vanderpump may live in Beverly Hills, but for the Brit bon vivant—and restaurant biz whiz—West Hollywood is where the action is. To reality TV fans who like a chaser of sanity with those intoxicating table-flipping scenes, Lisa Vanderpump rules. Known as the classiest of the millionairesses on Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills—which is still a hit in its ninth season—the London-born ubersocialite glides through that show with oh-so-silky élan, occasionally expressing concern or amusing displeasure over her kooky costars’ actions.  Even more impressive, though, is her business savoir faire: Call her The Hot Restaurateur of West Hollywood. Showing as much mettle as charm, the former child actress—who married dashing restaurateur Ken Todd when she was 21—has created three nationally famous food-and-drink spots here within a three-minute walk from each other. Of course it helps that she’s cleverly made those spots the fodder of her own reality subfranchise. Vanderpump Rules, now in season six, exposes the behind-thescenes romances, hangovers, and tan lines of her staff at SUR Restaurant & Lounge, the winkingly named PUMP restaurant, and her latest endeavor, TomTom bar (named for two hunky BFF bartenders from Rules; they designed the pricey fancy-drinks menu). WeHo? We-phew! Between all that and the star’s charity works (supporting LGBTQ rights, research for neurological disorders, and her own dog-rescue

PHOTOS: @LISAVANDERPUMP; (OPPOSITE) STEPHANIE PLOMARITY

outfit), tending to two grown-up kids, and overseeing an eponymous petpampering line, it’s shocking that Vanderpump has the time to relax and take in this town’s charms. But here she lets us in on her favorite local spots to unwind alone, with Ken, and/or with Giggy (her beloved Pomeranian, natch!). You’ve lived everywhere from London to Monaco, but three of your four restaurant-bars are in West Hollywood. Why here?  This city has such a fun local population who love to have a good time. And it’s such a vibrant, eclectic city with a great aesthetic and so much going on. How does the town compare to other cities you love? Well, West Hollywood is very unique in that it has a remarkably positive and upbeat atmosphere. And the weather allows us to have some incredibly visual outdoor restaurants and bars that are unlike any in the world. You’ve shown a flair in helping design your own hot boîtes. What are your go-to local design stores? I love Between the Sheets for home accessories and, of course, RH: Restoration Hardware. Just for looking alone, the Pacific Design Center has some incredibly jaw-dropping showrooms. Speaking of eye candy, any fave spot to people-watch?  You know I’m going to say PUMP’s outdoor garden patio or TomTom’s front patio. Ha! That’s really the great thing about West Hollywood—so many places have outdoor spaces. You can people-watch to your heart’s content!

You obviously stay fit and lean— any “trendy” workouts here you adhere to? Thanks! I usually work out at home, but I really love Barry’s Bootcamp and Cycle House WeHo. They’ve been so supportive of our Vanderpump Dog Foundation and do so many charity rides for great causes. When you work out [at those spots], you feel good on both a physical and mental level. But the workout you get from shopping in West Hollywood is enough! I love walking along Robertson Boulevard— there are so many unique boutiques with such great style. Between that and Melrose Avenue, you can really find anything gorgeous you need. Any haberdasheries you recommend for men?  I get a lot of Ken’s clothes made and tailored to him at Klein, Epstein & Parker on Robertson. They’re really fabulous and creative. How about a spa for, oh, a soothing facial?   I don’t often do a lot of beauty treatments. But the new Burke Williams location is beautiful. When you want to give the glam a rest and just relax, where do you go?  I love West Hollywood Park. It’s just behind TomTom. That’s where we host World Dog Day every year. It has a wonderful dog park.

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BAR METHOD Sip the night away at one of these scene-stealing hot spots.

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HARLOWE

Given West Hollywood’s proximity to all the studios and their fancy production designers, it’s no surprise the city is more than sprinkled with bars that seem especially designed to make you feel like you’re in one very stylish movie. Channel your inner ingénue at Cecconi’s (cecconiswesthollywood.com) on the glam west side. Get your rock-star alter ego on at Jones Hollywood (joneshollywood.com) on the gritty east end. Or go international movie star at any number of Sunset Plaza’s (sunsetplaza.com) outdoor cafes in between. Still, we do have our nominees for West Hollywood’s Most Gorgeously Cinematic Watering Hole….

BAR 1200 AT SUNSET MARQUIS

> Formerly named The Whisky, this legendary jewel in the storied, California-swanky Sunset Marquis hotel screams Steven Tyler-in-the’90s. The clubby milieu—low-slung ceiling, boxy black armless couches, empty martini glasses—contrasts nicely with sleekly framed photos of rock acts in their prime. It’s a great place to savor an Old Fashioned and play your favorite Hollywood hedonist—or at least tickle the ivories like a struggling Neil Diamond did here back in the ’60s. (Tuesday is Piano Night.) sunsetmarquis.com 

BARBETTE BAR & BISTRO

> “Didn’t you and Marion Cotillard film here, darling?” could be overheard at this latest charmer from details-obsessed restaurateur/ hotelier Sean MacPherson (of West

Hollywood’s Bar Lubitsch and New York’s Waverly Inn). A ticket back to ’20s cafe society with red velvet booths, fringe-lamp sconces, and a marble-topped bar that looks like it was plucked from one of Colette’s favorite boîtes, it’s all invigoratingly cool and très chouette. barbettebarandbistro.com

THE COURTYARD AT VIALE DEI ROMANI

> Tucked into the Kimpton La Peer Hotel on a fairly nondescript side street, the modern-rustic bar The Courtyard recalls a hideaway for in-demand models in Milan. The indoor-outdoor setting includes a little patio with lantern-dangling olive trees, groovy chairs, and graffiti-esque murals. Sip the Aviation #2 (lemon, gin with Luxardo cherries) and pretend your last name is Missoni.

HARLOWE

> The backdrop here: Hollywood in its deco-and-drama-dripping 1930s. The Moroccan tile floor, the murmur of vintage jazz tunes, and drinks like the Fair-Weather Friend (tequila, Aperol, Curaçao, grapefruit, lime, bitters, soda) all aim to recall an era when (ill-fated) Jean Harlow became the silver screen’s first blonde bombshell. As with all the watering holes on this list, nosh can be ordered handily here. Air kisses to the Lavender Berry Lemon Bars. harlowebar.com

TOMTOM

> If SUR and PUMP were flicks and not restaurant-slash-lounges, they’d be called boffo hits. And the “producers” of those hot spots, Bravo-lebrity Lisa Vanderpump and her husband, Ken Todd, have another winner with this frolicsome indoor/ outdoor joint. The giant brass clock behind the bar definitely screams steampunk, so feel free to imagine you’re knocking back Stroke of Midnights (vanilla vodka, cold-press espresso, Kahlúa) with Robert Downey Jr. on the set of a Sherlock Holmes sequel. tomtombar.la

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VIEW FROM ABOVE Five rooftop experiences with dazzling views and buzzy scenes. HARRIET'S ROOFTOP

HARRIET’S ROOFTOP

> A sparkling garden patio in the sky, Harriet’s Rooftop lounge at 1 Hotel West Hollywood offers cocktails as elevated as the panoramic views. Purple Flowers is a mix of black whiskey, red wine, and peach cordial with the aromatic essence of rosemary and orange. In the singular Lotus Flower Bomb, Pisco, habanero Aperol, and sparkling wine are balanced with fresh lemon and lavender lemon balm. Snacks are minimal but hit the spot—housemade trail mix, citrus-marinated olives, and spicy potato chips. harrietsrooftop.com

IVORY ON SUNSET AND SKYBAR

> Mondrian Los Angeles is home to two iconic rooftop properties. The allday Ivory opens at 7 a.m. for breakfast and serves dinner until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, and until 11 p.m. on weekends. Enjoy Italian-inspired cuisine featuring local ingredients while overlooking legendary views from the outdoor patio or the main dining room. At the ivy-covered poolside Skybar lounge, DJs spin nightly from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. To gain entry at night, skip the hoodies and the shorts. There is an “upscale fashionforward” dress code and the door staff can be discerning. mondrianlosangeles.com

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High above the streets of West Hollywood, at sunrise and sunset, happy hour, late night, midday, and midnight, you can enjoy spectacular views, killer cocktails, and great eats at the city’s rooftop bars and lounges. Grab a barstool, sink into a comfy banquette, or take a seat at a communal table with L.A.’s skyline spread out before you.

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L.P. AT E.P. & L.P.

> One of the largest roof decks in all of Los Angeles, L.P. is a place to gather with friends—lots of them. Drinks can be scaled up to punch size, so everyone can gather around a fire pit and lift tumblers filled with The Instagram Model, Rock N Roll Mouthwash, or the boba cocktail Walk This Way. The crispy chicken sandwich, tofu bao, and waffle fries are, likewise, crowd-pleasers, while the views of the Hollywood Hills keep even regulars starstruck. eplosangeles.com

PEARL’S ROOFTOP

IVORY ON SUNSET

> For a do-it-yourself weekend experience that doesn’t require power tools or a rake and hoe, head to Pearl’s Rooftop and order their Mimosa Kit with brunch. Free with a bottle of champagne, it includes orange juice, peach and strawberry puree, fresh berries, and, for garnish, flowers. Too strenuous? Then consider Wine and Cheese Wednesdays, featuring rotating wine specials and a $15 three-cheese board. Or stop in any evening for Pearl's Hot Chicken Sandwich. Unpretentious and relaxed with bohemian-chic décor, Pearl’s is a no-stress instant retreat any time you drop in. pearlssunset.com

PHOTOS: IVORY ON SUNSET: MARIE BUCK; E.P. & L.P. ALEN LIN

PRIVATE ROOFTOP AT PETIT ERMITAGE

> The rooftop at Petit Ermitage is open to hotel guests only, and the hidden, magical oasis is reason enough to consider booking a stay at this boutique property that’s nestled in a tree-lined West Hollywood neighborhood. The for-over-18-only rooftop saltwater pool is heated year-round and, on occasion, scented with roses. You can choose to dine in the Garden, a sanctuary for hummingbirds and butterflies that’s recognized by the National Wildlife Federation. Morning yoga is hosted in the sunken fire deck, which is also the setting for Monday evening “screenings under the stars.”

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PRI VATE ROOF T OP AT PE TIT ERMITAGE

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STAR-STUDDED DINING A side of celebrities, please...

CRAIG'S

West Hollywood is rife with finedining spots, trendy eateries, outdoor cafés, and, heck, açai-bowl counters where spotting a star can be at least as easy as ordering gluten-free bread. Here are five go-tos for icon-gazing and good food alike.

Sylvester Stallone) and newer stars (like Kendall and Kylie Jenner and Stranger Things’ Millie Bobby Brown). Or maybe it’s the truffle sashimi… the Pineapple Trainwrecks (vodka, pineapple juice, and tarragon)…or the center bar that’s so friendly, you may meet the proverbial catch there. catchrestaurants.com

CATCH LA

> This restaurant has a loft-meetsgreenhouse look that recalls West Hollywood’s private Soho House (with a dash of The Ivy) and an even fresher let’s-relax-and-let-loose vibe than its sister outposts in New York, Dubai, and Mexico. Maybe that’s why, since opening in 2016, it’s drawn entertainment legends (including Quincy Jones, Cindy Crawford, and

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CRAIG’S - AN AMERICAN RESTAURANT

> With The Palm restaurant no longer a local fixture, this is the famous set’s reigning clubby-but-airy steak joint in town. The brown-and-white-striped awnings and cursive, angled “Craig’s” outside are a swanky wink to old-L.A. celeb haunts like Chasen’s. Inside, the likes of Amy Adams, Mariah Carey,

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Armie Hammer, and George Clooney (fittingly, a regular) have considered the whitefish piccata, prime ribeye, and a pasta dish dubbed Jerry Weintraub’s Spaghetti Clam Show (named for the late producer of hits like The Karate Kid). You’d need more than a few martinis here, though, to see said clams get up and sing “Come Fly with Me.”  craigs.la

DAN TANA’S

> Strands of twinkly lights, big red booths, a whiff of chicken parmigiana— this is the kind of super-cozy Italian place that makes you wanna sing “That’s Amore” the moment you squeeze in. Among the famous Dan fans you could conceivably (and literally) bump into: Jack Nicholson, Cameron Diaz, and Drew Barrymore. The owner, a Yugoslavia-born former athlete who put his name on the quaint Old Hollywood haunt in 1964, is a veritable star himself.  dantanasrestaurant.com

HEDLEY’S

> Drew Barrymore, Bradley Cooper, and uberproducer Greg Berlanti all like to slink into this tiny restaurant on Robertson, just a few doors up from flashier spots Cecconi’s and SUR. Eat like a health-conscious starlet thanks to weekly farm-to-table menus and staples like the vegan lasagna with sautéed spinach. The spot’s palette of aqua, green, and earth tones recalls a seaside bungalow—but one with a tiny bar that offers a perfect perch from which to discreetly note fellow guests. 

CATCH L A

DAN TANA'S

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PHOTO: CATCH LA: KATIE GIBBS

HUGO’S  

> This health-foodie mecca draws in stars as they really are. Look, it’s Jodie Foster in flip-flops! Hey, there’s Ellen Page in a baseball cap! Wow, that’s Emma Stone…carrying a doggie bag? The food is yummy. Try the chipotle scramble for breakfast, the turkey meatloaf for lunch, or the pan-roasted (sustainable) salmon for dinner.  hugosrestaurant.com

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It’s no wonder West Hollywood is called “The Creative City”: With its distinctive architecture, savvy style, and some of the hippest shops and boutiques in Southern California, the city packs more fashion and design into its trendy 1.9 square miles than most cities many times its size.

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DAY 1 Start the first day stylishly with a breakfast burrito at Alfred2Go (alfred.la), a quirky-cool space where the motto is “But first, coffee.” Next, stop by Kelly Wearstler’s popular interiors shop (kellywearstler.com) just a few blocks away. Both are part of the West Hollywood Design District (westhollywooddesigndistrict.com), where more than 200 boutiques, flagship stores, art galleries, and interior design showrooms are packed neatly along Robertson Boulevard, Melrose Avenue, and Beverly Boulevard. Shop the progressive selections from exciting emerging designers at H. Lorenzo North Robertson (H.L.N.R.) (hlorenzo.com), then head a few doors down to Leclaireur (leclaireurla.com), the dazzling furniture-focused first American outlet from the high-end French retailer. For lunch, duck into the trendy but very welcoming (and sometimes celebritysprinkled) Cecconi’s (cecconiswesthollywood.

THE REALREAL

com) to enjoy one of its fantastic handmade pasta specialties. Then it’s back down Melrose for more shopping at a couple of West Hollywood’s coolest new concept shops: Nike by Melrose (nike.com), an experimental pilot wherein the retail space stocks only Nike items that are most popular with local online customers; and The RealReal (therealreal.com/ la), one of the first physical presences of the popular upscale fashion consignment website. Stop back at your home base to drop off the day’s shopping haul, and rest up before an unforgettable dinner at the awardwinning Lucques (lucques.com), one of West Hollywood’s most elegant (yet sublimely cozy) eateries for two decades and counting—the braised beef short ribs are locally legendary. Cap off your fashionable day with a drink at the chic Tower Bar (sunsettowerhotel. com/restaurants-and-bar/tower-bar) in the historic Sunset Tower Hotel, where you can sip your Tower Smash to sweeping views of Downtown Los Angeles, inside what was once gangster Bugsy Siegel’s apartment.

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DAY 2 Kick off day two with a plate of brioche French toast on the patio at Zinqué (lezinque.com) before visiting a true West Hollywood icon: the massive Pacific Design Center (pacificdesigncenter.com), spread over three strikingly shaped and boldly hued buildings along San Vicente Boulevard between Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard. Inside the 1.6 million-square-foot blue, green, and red complex, the PDC (as it’s known to locals) is home to showrooms for nearly 100 global interior design brands as well as two Wolfgang Puck restaurants and a state-of-the-art luxury film theater. After a morning of design inspiration, head up to the perennially hip Sunset Plaza to The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker (bbcmcafe.com) for a gourmet burger or a seared salmon salad. Then check out West Hollywood’s very own modern architecture masterpiece: the sleek and beautiful Schindler House (makcenter.org/ sites/schindler-house), designed by famed Austrian-born architect Rudolph M. Schindler as a communal living experiment in the early 1920s. Located within is the MAK Center Bookstore, specializing in contemporary art and architecture publications. In the evening, dine at the fashionable and superb Viale dei Romani (vialedeiromani. com), a seafood-driven trattoria inside the ultra-hip new Kimpton La Peer Hotel. Indulge yourself and celebrate your newfound WeHo design cred with the white truffle tagliatelle. Cap off the night with cocktails at one of West Hollywood’s sceniest restaurant/lounge/ bars, Laurel Hardware (laurelhardware.com), housed inside what was once—you guessed it—a hardware store, with an industrial aesthetic harkening back to its previous incarnation.

K E L LY W E A R S T L E R

THE BUTCHER, THE BAKER, THE CAPPUCCINO MAKER

DAY 3 Check out some of the incredible bounty of art, fashion, and design surrounding West Hollywood in the phenomenal collections of the Getty Center in West Los Angeles and the multitude of museums along Miracle Mile, and take in the stunning architecture of Griffith Observatory in the Hollywood Hills. For more terrific shopping experiences, pay a visit to the newly renovated Beverly Center and the posh boutiques of Beverly Hills just beyond.

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FITNESS & WELLNESS West Hollywood has been at the forefront of global wellness throughout its vibrant young life, standing powerfully at the epicenter of Southern California’s keenly healthconscious culture.

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DAY 1 Kick off your foray into the best of local fitness with the paleo hash at the cozy Gravité Café (gravitecafe.la) on Sunset Boulevard— but don’t get too comfy, for next it’s off to Pilates class at one of the city’s favorite fitness hot spots, Harmony Studios Pilates (harmonystudiospilates.com), offering classes for all ability levels several times a day. Harmony is also home to the popular personal training studio The Xcceleration Station (thexccelerationstation.com), known for its state-of-the-fitness-art Power Plate machines and its “fitness as wellness” approach. After working up a WeHo-size appetite, head over to Beaming Organic Superfood Cafe (livebeaming.com) at the corner of Melrose and La Cienega for a protein-rich kale Caesar salad and an antioxidant elixir. Now it’s time to relax and refresh with a seaweed and green tea full-body wrap at The Gendarmerie Boutique & Spa (thegendarmerie.com)—one of West Hollywood’s top spas, it’s set in an

BARRY'S BOOTCAMP

adorable 1920s stucco cottage along Santa Monica Boulevard. For dinner, dig into the delicious and completely vegan Mexican fare at local favorite Gracias Madre (graciasmadreweho. com) on Melrose; ask for a table on the gorgeous olive-tree-lined patio. Try the amazing flautas de camote, made with sweet potatoes, caramelized onions, guacamole, and cashew nacho sauce. Feel free to opt for one of the tasty dessert options, since you can walk it off by exploring West Hollywood on foot after dinner—WeHo is consistently pegged as one of California’s most walkable cities.

DAY 2 Start the next day bright and early at Earthbar (earthbar.com) on Santa Monica Boulevard. This is the flagship location of the small chain that Southern Californians have come to rely upon for excellent cold-pressed juices, smoothies, and fresh grab-and-go meals. Choose the Muscle Up smoothie

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with protein powder, banana, and almond butter, and add a Physique power boost for good measure—you’re going to need it, because your next stop is another flagship, the original location of the now-global buttkicking fitness sensation Barry’s Bootcamp (barrysbootcamp.com). Classes here swerve on a dime between cardio and strength training, and don’t expect to be coddled—but do expect a fun, nightclub-like atmosphere, and more importantly, results. Haul what’s left of yourself up to Sunset Plaza for a stop at Tocaya Organica (tocayaorganica.com) to try its delectable signature “Modern Organic Mexican” cuisine. Try the popular vegan and gluten-free Fajita del Rey with sautéed peppers and onions—you pick your protein, and (to help your sore muscles grow) you can turn it into a Muscle Bowl by adding egg and turkey or vegan bacon. The long afternoon ahead will be all about indulgence and rejuvenation for your entire body, with a Spa-Liday treatment at the lush SPA at Sunset Marquis (sunsetmarquis.com/west-hollywood-hotelspa). The heavenly package comes complete with a 90-minute massage, a 90-minute facial, a classic manicure and pedicure, a day pass to the Sunset Marquis Pool, and even valet parking and a glass of champagne. Ease yourself back to reality gently and divinely with dinner at the new Pura Vita (puravitalosangeles.com) on Santa Monica Boulevard—the first 100-percent plant-based Italian restaurant and wine bar in America, using only the finest organic and sustainable ingredients. You’ve earned the right to be a bit decadent, so tear into the Black Magic Lasagna, with cashew ricotta, besciamella, spinach, mushroom, black truffle cream, and pesto. After dinner—because nothing soothes the soul better than a good laugh—head up to The Comedy Store (thecomedystore.com) on Sunset, the iconic comedy club where countless legends have performed.

BEAMING ORGANIC SUPERFOOD CAFE

TOCAYA ORG ANICA

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DAY 3 For your third day of WeHo-based wellness, explore some of the surrounding natural riches of Southern California. Locals cherish few things more than a view-packed hike in Runyon Canyon, located right above Hollywood. And wherever you are in West Hollywood, the glorious beaches of Santa Monica and Malibu are always just minutes away.

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LGBTQ With one of the highest concentrations of LGBTQ residents in California and an inviting array of gay-owned and gay-focused businesses and attractions, West Hollywood is a veritable playground for global LGBTQ travelers.

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DAY 1 Start your discovery of WeHo diversity with some serious shopping along the famed Santa Monica Boulevard, home to both L.A.’s Pride Parade in June and the massive West Hollywood Halloween Carnaval in October. LASC (shoplasc.com) has been WeHo’s goto gay clothing retailer for three and a half decades, offering 4,000 square feet of top sportswear, swimwear, and underwear brands as well as its signature activewear line. More must-visit boutiques along the strip include the trendy Brick & Mortar (bricknmortar. co) and the quirky Block Party (ymla.com), which proudly proclaims itself “the gayest store on earth.” For lunch, pop into nearby gay staple Cafe D’Etoile (cafedetoile.net), which opened the same year as LASC, 1983—a year before West Hollywood even incorporated into a city. Grab a seat on the patio for some great peoplewatching along the boulevard’s busiest block. Next, use the rainbow crosswalk at Santa

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Monica and San Vicente to head down to the West Hollywood Library (lacountylibrary. org/lgbt)—a hidden gem often overlooked by visitors, but well worth checking out for its great collection of hard-to-find LGBTQ books, its fantastic glass-panel view overlooking San Vicente Boulevard and the Pacific Design Center, and its stunning exterior murals by Shepard Fairey, RETNA, and Kenny Scharf. Head back up to the boulevard for dinner at one of the newer kids on the block, Saint Felix (westhollywood.saintfelix.net). Choose a patio table for more boulevardwatching (things definitely get livelier in the evening), or opt for a cozy booth and the fun atmosphere inside. The Slider Trio is a Felix favorite—mix and match from Wagyu beef, braised short rib, spicy fried chicken, seared ahi, or grilled veggie. After dinner, it’s time for drinks and dancing at a true West Hollywood LGBTQ icon, The Abbey (theabbeyweho. com). Born as a small coffee shop in 1991, it’s now a sprawling, lively, and always-packed 16,000-square-foot mega-bar.

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PHOTOS: ONE GALLERY: IAN BYERS-GAMBER; THE ABBEY: RYAN FORBES

DAY 2

No worries if you need to start off slowly on day two—the kind folks at local favorite Basix (basixcafe.com) have been nursing hangovers with their delicious breakfast burritos for years. If it’s a Tuesday or Sunday after 11 a.m. (or by appointment on other days and times), head over to the June Mazer Lesbian Collection (mazerlesbianarchives.org), the West Coast’s largest archive of lesbian and feminist history and culture, and home to thousands of important items including artwork, photographs, videotapes, magazines, personal papers, scrapbooks, posters, and much more. Visit the ONE Gallery (one.usc.edu/visit), the offsite space for the ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, where the recent slate has included a reading of “Sissy, a Coming of Age Story” by Jacob Tobia and showing of genderqueer performance art in the 1970s. Lunch today at on the patio at kitchen24 (kitchen24.info), a neighborhood favorite where breakfast is served 24/7 and the elevated comfort-food dishes range from veggie burgers and salads to the towering fried chicken stack. Enjoy a leisurely afternoon at V Wine Room (vwesthollywood.com), located just north of Santa Monica Boulevard, where California wines are celebrated in a strikingly designed setting in a historic building that previously served as both Charlie Chaplin’s actors’ studio and a small public library. Saunter back eastward along the boulevard for a festive dinner at Marix (marixtexmex.com), a longtime WeHo Tex-Mex favorite where gay celeb sightings (think Andy Cohen) are not uncommon. Dive into their famous fajitas, but go easy on the margaritas—for next it’s off to one of West Hollywood’s most uninhibited gay bars, the always-fun Fubar (fubarla.com). If drag’s more your thing, head instead to the WeHo outpost of Hamburger Mary’s Bar & Grille (hamburgermarys.com/weho), where RuPaul’s Drag Race contestants are regular stars of the near-nightly drag bingos and revues.

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DAY 3 On your third day of local LGBTQ immersion, check out two of the area’s other gay hot spots—artsy Silver Lake, which served as L.A.’s early gayborhood before the rise of West Hollywood; and DTLA, an up-and-coming citycenter hub of LGBTQ action and excitement.

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STAY AWESOME 1 HOTEL WEST HOLLYWOOD

ANDAZ WEST HOLLYWOOD

BEST WESTERN PLUS SUNSET PLAZA HOTEL

HOTEL 850

LA PEER HOTEL

LE PARC SUITE HOTEL

PALIHOUSE WEST HOLLYWOOD

PETIT ERMITAGE

RAMADA PLAZA HOTEL & SUITES

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Stay in the most walkable city in California, and then step out into the most welcoming place in the world. visitwesthollywood.com/hotels

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THE CHARLIE HOTEL

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MONTROSE WEST HOLLYWOOD

THE LONDON WEST HOLLYWOOD AT BEVERLY HILLS

MONDRIAN LOS ANGELES

SUNSET TOWER HOTEL

THE STANDARD, HOLLYWOOD

SUNSET MARQUIS HOTEL & VILLAS

THE WEST HOLLYWOOD EDITION

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1 HOTEL WEST HOLLYWOOD

>The first mission-driven luxury hotel brand, 1 Hotels is inspired by nature, combining sustainable design with extraordinary comfort and unrivaled service. Nestled at the base of the Hollywood Hills, with sweeping views from Downtown L.A. to Santa Monica, 1 Hotel West Hollywood draws inspiration from the land, sea, and abundant sunshine of Southern California. Thoughtful touches bring nature into guest rooms and suites with floor-to-ceiling windows, native greenery, rustic wood, marble bathrooms, and organic cotton linens. All accommodations offer 50-inch HD smart TVs, Bluetooth speakers, Nespresso machines, minibars, 24-hour in-room dining, soft cotton robes, and yoga mats. One-bedroom suites feature step-out balconies, while two penthouses boast spacious terraces. Distinctive amenities include a pool with skyline views, a 24-hour gym, “Mind and Movement” wellness programs, electric house-car service, a lobby farm stand, and five restaurants and bars. Savor the bounty of California with every bite and sip, from Alice eatery and Harriet’s rooftop lounge by The h.wood Group to a three-meal-a-day restaurant by chef Chris Crary, plus fresh takes on the classic lobby bar and pool bar. 1 Hotel West Hollywood is also a place to gather. More than 14,000 square feet of highly functional spaces, state-of-the-art technology, turnkey planning, and custom menus make for oneof-a-kind events and meetings. Discover a sanctuary in the heart of L.A. 8490 Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-424-1600 | 1hotels.com/west-hollywood Rooms: 285

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ANDAZ WEST HOLLYWOOD

>Your West Hollywood adventure starts at this glamorous boutique hotel, which is centrally located on the iconic Sunset Strip and features rotating artwork, complimentary wine hour, and panoramic views from the Strip’s highest rooftop swimming pool. Experience the L.A. lifestyle surrounding this unique destination and explore the vibrant neighborhoods of West Hollywood, Hollywood, and Beverly Hills, just steps away from the front door at the Andaz West Hollywood. The modern hotel boasts a colorful rock ’n’ roll past and offers beautifully designed rooms and suites with ultra-comfortable Hyatt Grand Beds™ outfitted in luxurious linens. All guest rooms have views of the Hollywood Hills on one side and the Sunset Strip and Downtown Los Angeles on the other. A first of its kind, the (Andaz) Red Suite showcases acclaimed designer Jonathan Adler’s aesthetic, while 30 percent of the nightly rate for the suite goes to fight AIDS with (RED), a nonprofit campaign dedicated to eradicating HIV/AIDS in Africa. Rejoice in the hotel’s inspired event venues, including the extensive wine gallery and the stunning Panorama rooftop ballroom, where floor-to-ceiling windows provide one-of-a-kind views of the city.

8401 Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-656-1234 | westhollywood.andaz.hyatt.com Rooms: 239

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BEST WESTERN PLUS SUNSET PLAZA HOTEL

>The Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel is conveniently located in the vicinity of some of the most popular attractions in Hollywood. Situated between Hollywood and Beverly Hills and minutes from Universal Studios Hollywood, you are sure to have plenty to do while you stay in this cozy hotel. Its Sunset Strip address and amazing service have earned it the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence award in 2016, 2017, and 2018. Dressed in colorful floral arrangements, the Sunset Plaza Hotel’s European decor features rural art pieces and stone fountains that evoke a stay in an Italian villa. Guest rooms are 100 percent nonsmoking, and a heated pool and a workout center are exclusive to guests. Balcony Suites provide guests with breathtaking views of Los Angeles. The daily one-of-a-kind American Buffet Breakfast is complimentary.

8400 W. Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-654-0750 | sunsetplazahotel.com Rooms: 100

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CHAMBERLAIN WEST HOLLYWOOD

>The Chamberlain is discreetly located on a quiet, tree-lined street but still close to all the best hot spots in West Hollywood and Beverly Hills. The hotel is positioned just minutes from some of the area’s most celebrated attractions, including the Sunset Strip, Rodeo Drive, West Hollywood Design District, The Grove, and Beverly Center. Each of the Chamberlain’s 115 comfortable suites features separate living spaces, cozy fireplaces, oversized marble bathrooms, luxe amenities, and private balconies. The fashionable suites offer sophisticated accommodations ranging from 350 to 650 square feet. With the suites’ large living areas and residential feel, the Chamberlain’s accommodations are desirable for short retreats and extended stays alike. The exclusive guests-only restaurant and patio along with a glamorous rooftop pool and terrace with 360-degree views of West Hollywood offer a unique collection of event spaces and venues for events with up to 80 guests. Ample underground valet parking is available to guests, as well as 24-hour access to the fitness and business centers. Stay here—in town, in residence, in style.

1000 Westmount Dr. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-657-7400 | chamberlainwesthollywood.com Rooms: 115

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THE CHARLIE HOTEL

>With its origin dating back to 1924 and its history built on catering to Hollywood stars past and present, The Charlie offers a truly enchanting Los Angeles getaway. Word has it that numerous movie star legends—Charlie Chaplin, Marilyn Monroe, and Gloria Swanson, to name a few—have roamed these grounds, living out their glorious days to the fullest. Located just steps away from the famed Melrose Avenue district, this iconic historic gem houses a selection of exquisite Tudor cottages surrounding a lush English garden. Offering unique amenities such as in-unit washers and dryers, fully equipped modern kitchens, private patios, and spacious living rooms, The Charlie embodies a true home-away-from-home feel, unparalleled by any other West Hollywood hotel. Enter into this private oasis just off the beaten path of the buzzing Los Angeles action. The Charlie Hotel awaits your presence!

819 N. Sweetzer Ave. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-988-9000 | thecharliehotel.com Rooms: 14

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THE GRAFTON ON SUNSET

>The Grafton on Sunset continues to position itself as the premier boutique hotel on Sunset Boulevard in the heart of West Hollywood. Offering 104 rooms and four suites, it is centrally located on the Sunset Strip amid world-renowned shopping, restaurants, lounges, and nightlife. The Grafton’s lobby restaurant Bar 20 features traditional menus for breakfast, lunch, and dinner; a bar menu and exclusive cocktails; and nightly music programming. Additionally, the hotel kitchen provides in-room dining and food and beverage service at the largest saltwater pool in West Hollywood.

8462 Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-654-4600 | graftononsunset.com Rooms: 108

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HOTEL 850

>The newest addition to hotelier and restaurateur Jeff Klein’s JK Hotel Group, Hotel 850 is a new hotel concept inspired by European residential-style properties where the comforts and accoutrements of home blend seamlessly with the luxury and service of a contemporary hotel. Nestled on a beautiful street in West Hollywood, the historic building’s circa-1918 bungalow façade leads to a newly designed property developed by architect Marc Appleton and designer Rita Konig in partnership with Klein. The result is a decidedly different urban getaway, an under-theradar pied-à-terre for the curious and discerning and a hotel unlike any other in Los Angeles. Hotel 850 is located in a residential West Hollywood setting near the Pacific Design Center with close proximity to iconic boutique shopping on Melrose and Robertson. The best of L.A. dining is at your doorstep, with Santa Monica’s trendy restaurant scene only steps away. Hotel 850 is also near the infamous Sunset Boulevard as well as Beverly Hills and Century City. The burgeoning art scene, the buzz of the Sunset Strip, the allure of Hollywood’s storied landmarks—there’s always something new to discover.

850 N. San Vicente | West Hollywood, CA 90069 424-313-8650 | hotel850svb.com Rooms: 23

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LA PEER HOTEL

>Tucked between famed Melrose Avenue and Santa Monica Boulevard, Kimpton La Peer Hotel is an intimate enclave in the heart of West Hollywood’s Design District. The neighborhood’s incomparable symphony of art, architecture, and fashion are reflected throughout this design-forward hotel, evoking a quintessential West Hollywood style. Kimpton La Peer Hotel features 105 guest rooms and suites, a rooftop event space, pool, and more than 8,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor dining and lounge spaces.

627 N. La Peer Dr. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 213-296-3038 | lapeerhotel.com Rooms: 105

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LE PARC SUITE HOTEL

>This boutique hotel near, well, everything, is well known to rising stars, musicians on tour, and trendsetting celebrities in search of a few days off the grid. Le Parc Suite Hotel blends quiet comfort with easy access to the city’s most glamorous shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. Its 154 spacious suites are something altogether special. Private balconies, kitchenettes, fireplaces, fully stocked minibars, and enough space for extended stays with fourlegged friends may make this intimate and stylish West Hollywood retreat very hard to leave. The Skydeck surrounding the rooftop pool whispers, “It’s time to relax,” and Knoll restaurant dishes out farm-fresh flavors and elevated classics, like parmesan truffle fries and lobster ravioli.

733 N. West Knoll Dr. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-855-8888 | leparcsuites.com Rooms: 154

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THE LONDON WEST HOLLYWOOD AT BEVERLY HILLS

>The London West Hollywood is a tranquil oasis that combines cosmopolitan elegance and laid-back California cool to create an unparalleled destination for a discerning new breed of luxury traveler. With sumptuous, all-suite accommodations, seamless service, inspired culinary options, and unrivaled amenities—including a rooftop pool with panoramic views of the city—our hotel is the ultimate urban refuge. Located steps away from West Hollywood’s hottest attractions and minutes from the rarefied glamour of Beverly Hills, The London West Hollywood redefines modern hospitality in one of the world’s most vibrant cities. The hotel is within walking distance of countless iconic attractions, top-tier restaurants, and sought-after shops, and it’s minutes away from the exclusive enclave of Beverly Hills. The acclaimed culinary team of Boxwood oversees all dining at The London West Hollywood. Dine and mingle with friends and colleagues in the glamorous restaurant or enjoy cocktails in the beautiful London Bar. From the pool perched atop the hotel, take in the spectacular views of L.A. and Beverly Hills that frame this hidden garden oasis and sweep from Downtown all the way to the Getty Center and beyond. Get physical in a space designed to motivate, challenge, and refresh: the hotel’s state-of-the-art, light-filled fitness center, which features floor-to-ceiling windows and outdoor stretching areas. 1050 N. San Vicente Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-358-1111 | thelondonwesthollywood.com Rooms: 226

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MONDRIAN LOS ANGELES

>Fall into an enchanted haven of unparalleled wonder and perpetual possibility at Mondrian Los Angeles. Following an audacious $19 million renovation, this ever-inspiring luxury hotel nestled atop the hills of West Hollywood is yours for the taking. Escape reality and revel in the comforts of one of Mondrian’s 236 spacious accommodations with floor-to-ceiling windows, luxuriously appointed marble bathrooms, and 24-hour room service. Step outside to enjoy California-inspired cuisines at Ivory on Sunset and play at Skybar’s iconic sun-drenched pool deck by day and star-studded nightlife hot spot after sunset.

8440 Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-650-8999 | mondrianlosangeles.com Rooms: 236

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MONTROSE WEST HOLLYWOOD

>Montrose West Hollywood, formerly known as Le Montrose Suite Hotel, just unveiled a stylish new design. Designed by Jackie McGee of Perkins+Will, Montrose West Hollywood features a new upscale vibe, inspiring artists and entertainers who are seeking a place that feels like home in West Hollywood. The property’s new interiors throughout the 133 expansive suites and public spaces celebrate Hollywood’s past and present music industry while incorporating eclectic furniture, lighting, and art pieces that provide a memorable, distinctive design with residential scale. The hotel’s new co-working and lounge spaces function as stylish hangouts where guests can be creative and collaborate with friends and colleagues. A brand-new grab-and-go café is ideal for guests looking to eat or grab a specialty Lavazza coffee on the run, while the updated restaurant provides a contemporary menu from executive chef Bryan Achay for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

900 Hammond St. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 800-776-0666 | montrosewesthollywood.com Rooms: 133 suites

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PALIHOUSE WEST HOLLYWOOD

>Palihouse West Hollywood is an urban boutique lodge offering 37 guest suites and loft-style residences with a variety of floor plans including studios, one bedrooms, and two bedrooms. All guest suites and residences feature fully equipped kitchens and open floor plans. Located in the heart of West Hollywood, its courtyard Mardi Restaurant and Lobby Lounge bring guests, residents, and neighbors together for signature cocktails, food, and more. West Hollywood is a dynamic city known as one of L.A.’s most popular destinations for its entertainment venues, unparalleled nightlife, and shopping. A center of progressive and trendsetting design, the city is home to the West Coast’s leading resources of interior design, the Pacific Design Center and the Avenues of Arts & Design. L.A.’s premier fashion and beauty destination, Beverly Hills, is adjacent to West Hollywood, so Rodeo Drive is within a short driving distance from the hotel.

8465 Holloway Dr. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-656-4100 | palihousewesthollywood.com Rooms: 37

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PETIT ERMITAGE

>Inspired by the Bohemian-chic lifestyle and fashioned after a private pied-Ă -terre, Petit Ermitage is an all-suite boutique hotel that features one of the most magical outdoor spaces in the City of Angels. Nestled on a quiet street in West Hollywood, the hotel is located just steps from the infamous Sunset Strip and the lively Santa Monica Boulevard, and shopping, music, bars, and restaurants are within walking distance.

8822 Cynthia St. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-854-1114 | petitermitage.com Rooms: 80 suites

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RAMADA PLAZA HOTEL & SUITES

>Located in the heart of Los Angeles, the Ramada Plaza Hotel & Suites provides the best value and location for your stay in West Hollywood. Explore some of the city’s most talked about restaurants, shops, and nightspots all within walking distance of Ramada WeHo, the center of urban cool. Room types range from dual-level loft suites to connected parlor rooms, and amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, an outdoor heated pool, on-site retailers, kitchen24 (24-hour room service), a Starbucks, Cousins Lobster, and Enterprise Rent-a-Car.

8585 Santa Monica Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-652-6400 | ramadaweho.com Rooms: 176

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THE STANDARD, HOLLYWOOD

>A true original since day one, The Standard, Hollywood is located in the heart of West Hollywood on the legendary Sunset Strip. From its wavy mid-century modern facade to its blue Astroturf pool deck to the floor-to-ceiling shag-carpeted lobby, the hotel abounds with curious, unexpected touches at every turn; see The Box, the beloved top-top-secret nightclub mmhmmm, and the desert-backdropped Cactus Lounge. The hotel’s restaurant, Croft Alley at The Standard, serves an allday menu composed of simplistic, yet artful dishes made with local and often surprising ingredients by chef Phuong Tran. The space stays true to the concept’s original reputation by engaging with the community, focusing on amiable service, and making all diners feel like they’re regulars. The Standard, Hollywood is anything but ordinary.

8300 Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-650-9090 | standardhotels.com Rooms: 139

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SUNSET MARQUIS HOTEL & VILLAS

>Since 1963, this garden oasis in the heart of West Hollywood known as the Sunset Marquis has served as home-away-fromhome to rock legends, Mad Men, fashionistas, creative innovators, and discerning travelers from all over. Centrally located between Hollywood and Beverly Hills and with easy access to Downtown Los Angeles, Sunset Marquis Hotel & Villas features exquisitely decorated suites and villas intertwined within a 3.5-acre oasis of lush gardens and private retreats. Make the most of your travel experience by dining alfresco at Cavatina and soaking up the rays at either of the two outdoor heated pools. Decompress from the stress of the day at iconic BAR 1200, or indulge in body treatments at the luxurious SPA. If you’re ready to cut your latest hit, book some time in NightBird Recording Studios in the hotel’s underground. Or make time to visit Morrison Hotel Gallery in the lobby to peruse its archive of iconic, limited-edition fine-art photography available for purchase from many of the most renowned photographers in the world.

1200 Alta Loma Rd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 800-858-9758 | sunsetmarquis.com Rooms: 152 suites and villas

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SUNSET TOWER HOTEL

>Recently renovated, this landmark 15-story building was designed by architect Leland Bryant in 1929 and served as a residence for everyone from Errol Flynn to Claudette Colbert, John Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor, Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe, and Howard Hughes. With its chic restaurant, fabulous spa, and unrivaled views of West Hollywood, the exceptional environment of the Sunset Tower Hotel offers guests every comfort and amenity. Originally built in a distinctly Hollywood version of art deco, the hotel is now equipped with the latest electronic conveniences, providing the ultimate in privacy and elegance. Accommodations range from standard rooms to spacious suites with floorto-ceiling windows and limestone bathrooms to spectacular penthouses with separate living and boudoir areas, wraparound terraces, and deep soaking tubs. These superb lodgings come with stylish custom fittings, romantic lighting, and artworks that create a subtly luxurious feeling.

8358 Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 323-654-7100 | sunsettowerhotel.com Rooms: 81

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THE WEST HOLLYWOOD EDITION

Lobby Rendering

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>The West Hollywood EDITION is located on the corner of West Sunset Boulevard and North Doheny Drive, where West Hollywood meets Beverly Hills. Featuring 190 guest rooms and suites, 20 luxury residences, and over 6,500 square feet of meeting and event space, the hotel boasts inspiring and sophisticated outlets, including a signature restaurant, a lobby lounge, a basement club, an expansive rooftop pool, and a six-treatment-room spa. EDITION Hotels is an unexpected and refreshing collection of individualized, customized, one-of-a-kind hotels. Conceived by Ian Schrager in a partnership with Marriott International, EDITION combines the personal, intimate, individualized experience for which Ian Schrager is known with the global reach, operational expertise, and scale of Marriott. The West Hollywood EDITION features: • 140 guest rooms and 48 suites • 2 penthouse suites • Stunning views of the Hollywood Hills and Los Angeles • A signature restaurant • A bespoke basement lounge • A state-of-the-art 96-seat screening room • A full-service spa with six treatment rooms, a sauna, and a steam room • A rooftop bar and pool deck • 24-hour room service and fitness facilities

9040 W. Sunset Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-953-9899 | editionhotels.com/weho Rooms: 190

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ALTA CIENEGA MOTEL >Alta Cienega Motel is conveniently located near many must-see attractions, such as the Beverly Center as well as bars and restaurants on the Sunset Strip, and Santa Monica Boulevard. Legendary rock singer Jim Morrison lived at Alta Cienega Motel in Room 32 from 1968 to 1970. The room is still decorated with Jim’s portrait and personal belongings to this day.

1005 N. La Cienega Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 310-652-5797 | altacienegamotel.com

HOLLOWAY MOTEL >The Holloway Motel is located in the heart of West Hollywood within easy walking distance to local dining, entertainment, and shopping. The central location is ideal for people who want to see many of Southern California’s must-see attractions from a conveniently located lodging facility.

8465 Santa Monica Blvd. | West Hollywood, CA 90069 888-654-6400 | hollowaymotel.com

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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

NOT FAR AWAY THE BROAD

Set in the cultural and geographical center of Los Angeles, West Hollywood is the perfect home base from which to visit these nearby sights.

MALIBU SURFRIDER BEACH

23050 & 23200 Pacific Coast Highway Malibu, CA 90265 beaches.lacounty.gov/malibusurfrider-beach 23 miles (37 kilometers) away

SANTA MONICA STATE BEACH Pacific Coast Highway Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-458-8300 | parks.ca.gov/?page_id=624 12 miles (19 kilometers) away

VENICE BEACH Ocean Front Walk Venice Beach, CA 90291 310-396-6764 | venicebeach.com 13 miles (21 kilometers) away

8.9 miles (14.3 kilometers) away

MUSEUMS & CULTURAL LANDMARKS THE BROAD

6.4 miles (10.2 kilometers) away

7.9 miles (12.7 kilometers) away

5801 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036 213-763-3499 | tarpits.org

221 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-232-6200 | thebroad.org

GETTY CENTER

1200 Getty Center Drive Los Angeles, CA 90049 310-440-7300 | getty.edu

7.9 miles (12.7 kilometers) away

GETTY VILLA

17985 Pacific Coast Highway Pacific Palisades, CA 90272 310-440-7300 | getty.edu/visit/villa 36 miles (58 kilometers) away

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GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY

2800 East Observatory Road Los Angeles, CA 90027 213-473-0800 | griffithobservatory.org

LA BREA TAR PITS & MUSEUM

2 miles (3 kilometers) away

LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART (LACMA)

5905 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-857-6010 | lacma.org

2.2 miles (3.5 kilometers) away

PHOTO: BRUCE DAMONTE

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GRAMMY MUSEUM®

800 West Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90015 213-765-6800 | grammymuseum.org

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MARCIANO ART FOUNDATION

4357 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90010 424-204-7555 |

marcianoartfoundation.org 4.2 miles (6.7 kilometers) away

MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, LOS ANGELES (MOCA)

250 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 213-626-6222 | moca.org

8 miles (12.8 kilometers) away

PETERSEN AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM

6060 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-930-2277 | petersen.org

2.1 miles (3.3 kilometers) away

SHOPPING CENTERS BEVERLY CENTER

8500 Beverly Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90048 310-854-0070 | beverlycenter.com

PHOTOS: MALIBU: GABRIELE MALTINI/SHUTTERSTOCK; GRIFFITH PARK: SEAN PAVONE/SHUTTERSTOCK; LACMA: MUSEUM ASSOCIATES/LACMA

1.8 miles (2.9 kilometers) away

> The iconic Beverly Center has revealed its $500 million renovation. The retail fashion hub has been reimagined for its local, international, and celebrity-influencer stylists with a ribbon of new skylights and a shimmering new exterior of perforated steel, a vibrant row of street-level restaurants, and an eighth-floor gourmet social house (aka THE STREET by chef Michael Mina), state-of-the-art “smart” street parking, and spectacular sixth-floor panoramic views of the Hollywood Hills and Downtown L.A. If you haven’t seen the Beverly Center recently, you haven’t seen it.

THE GROVE

189 The Grove Drive Los Angeles, CA 90036 323-900-8080, 888-315-8883 | thegrovela.com 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) away

> Open-air shopping and entertainment evoke a village atmosphere at The Grove. An internal pedestrian main street, meandering walkways, and plazas lead the way through a wide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

THIRD STREET PROMENADE

1351 Third Street Promenade Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-393-8355 | downtownsm.com

12.2 miles (19.6 kilometers) away

> Anchored by Bloomingdale’s and Nordstrom, the upscale Santa Monica Place mall is the cornerstone of this shopping, dining, and entertainment complex, which spans three blocks in downtown Santa Monica. Designer fashions, farmers’ market produce, street performers, and foodie havens with craft cocktails all contribute to a festive alfresco experience.

MALIBU SURFRIDER BEACH

WESTFIELD CENTURY CITY SHOPPING CENTER

10250 Santa Monica Boulevard Century City, CA 90067 310-277-3898 | westfield.com/centurycity 4.4 miles (7 kilometers) away

GETTY CENTER

> Inviting outdoor courtyards encourage visitors to linger at Westfield Century City in the heart of Los Angeles. A tri-level Nordstrom anchors the complex, which offers a mix of elegant stores and eateries, such as celebrity chef Mario Batali’s Eataly, and an Equinox fitness club and spa.

SPORTS & MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT VENUES

GRIFFITH OBSERVAT ORY

BANC OF CALIFORNIA STADIUM

3939 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90037 323-648-6060 |

bancofcaliforniastadium.com 11.5 miles (18.6 kilometers) away

> Opened in the spring of 2018, this 22,000-seat soccer stadium in Exposition Park is Los Angeles Football Club Major League Soccer team territory.

DIGNITY HEALTH SPORTS PARK

18400 Avalon Boulevard Carson, CA 90746 310-630-2000 |

LACMA B E V E R LY C E N T E R

dignityhealthsportspark.com 23.6 miles (37.9 kilometers) away

> The Los Angeles Chargers National Football League team and the LA Galaxy Major League Soccer team both lay claim to the Dignity Health

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NEARBY ATTRACTIONS 213-763-5483 | lalive.com 9.8 miles (15.7 kilometers) away

> This 4-million-square-foot sports, entertainment, and residential district adjacent to the Los Angeles Convention Center includes the STAPLES Center sports and entertainment arena, Microsoft Theater, Club Nokia, and the GRAMMY Museum®.

LOS ANGELES MEMORIAL COLISEUM

3911 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90037 213-747-7111 | lacoliseum.com 10 miles (16 kilometers) away

TCL CHINESE THE ATRES

Sports Park as their resident field. Located on the campus of California State University, Dominguez Hills, Dignity Health Sports Park serves a wide variety of sports events with its football and soccer stadium, tennis stadium, track and field facility, and indoor velodrome.

DODGER STADIUM

1000 Vin Scully Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 866-DODGERS | dodgers.com

7.4 miles (11.9 kilometers) away

> Home to the Los Angeles Dodgers professional baseball team, this historic stadium opened in 1962, making it the third-oldest ballpark in Major League Baseball.

DOLBY THEATRE®

Los Angeles Philharmonic in the summer.

HOLLYWOOD PANTAGES THEATER

6233 Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood, CA 90028 323-468-1770 | pantages-theater.com

2.9 miles (4.6 kilometers) away

> Located at the famous intersection of Hollywood and Vine, the Hollywood Pantages Theater presents live theater productions, including popular Broadway plays and musicals.

L.A. LIVE—DOWNTOWN L.A.

800 West Olympic Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90015

> The site of the 1932 and 1984 Olympiads, the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum is on the National Register of Historic Places. The stadium has served many local professional and college teams during its history and currently is home field for the Los Angeles Rams National Football League team and the USC Trojan football team.

ROSE BOWL STADIUM

1001 Rose Bowl Drive Pasadena, CA 91103 626-577-3100 | rosebowlstadium.com

17.5 miles (28 kilometers) away

> Host of the Rose Bowl football game—the January 1 playoff semifinal game for college football—since 1902, the historic Rose Bowl Stadium is also the home field for UCLA football. Tours take visitors to behind-the-scenes

H O L LY W O O D B O W L

6801 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028 323-308-6300 | dolbytheatre.com 2.1 miles (3.3 kilometers) away

> Guided tours of the Dolby Theatre® are held most days of the week, featuring architectural and historical highlights of the famous site of the Academy Awards ceremony as well as a glimpse of its ultra-glamorous side.

HOLLYWOOD BOWL

2301 North Highland Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90068 323-850-2000 | hollywoodbowl.com 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometers) away

> The Hollywood Bowl is the largest natural outdoor amphitheater in the U.S. It hosts performances of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and the

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STAPLES CENTER

1111 South Figueroa Street Los Angeles, CA 90015 877-305-1111 | staplescenter.com

10.8 miles (17.4 kilometers) away

> Part of the L.A. LIVE entertainment complex, the STAPLES Center hosts home games for four professional sports franchises: the Lakers and Clippers National Basketball Association teams, the Sparks Women’s National Basketball Association team, and the Kings National Hockey League team.

TCL CHINESE THEATRES/ HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME

6925 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028 323-461-3331 | tclchinesetheatres.com

2.1 miles (3.3 kilometers) away

> The handprints and footprints of hundreds of Hollywood icons are preserved in the famous forecourt of TCL Chinese Theatres.

WALT DISNEY CONCERT HALL

111 South Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012 323-850-2000 | laphil.com

9.9 miles (15.9 kilometers) away

> Designed by architect Frank Gehry, this is one of the most acoustically sophisticated concert halls in the world. It serves as home to the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

THEME PARKS DISNEYLAND AND DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE

1313 Disneyland Drive Anaheim, CA 92802 714-781-4565 | disneyland.com

41.3 miles (66.4 kilometers) away

> Hosting approximately 20 million visitors annually, the Disneyland complex encompasses the original park as well as Disney California Adventure park. Also on site are three hotels and a shopping, dining, and entertainment hub known as Downtown Disney.

KNOTT’S BERRY FARM

8039 Beach Boulevard Buena Park, CA 90620 714-220-5200 | knotts.com

BANC OF CALIFORNIA STADIUM

32 miles (51.4 kilometers) away

> On the site where the preserves of the same name originated, Knott’s Berry Farm amusement park highlights the history of the American Northwest amid more than 165 rides, shows, attractions, restaurants, and shops. From world-class thrills like Silver Bullets to the action-packed Old West Ghost Town and the six-acre Camp Snoopy, Knott’s has something for everyone.

PACIFIC PARK SANTA MONICA PIER

380 Santa Monica Pier Santa Monica, CA 90401 310-260-8744 | pacpark.com

12.2 miles (19.6 kilometers) away

> Get your thrills with a unique ocean view on rides like the Pacific Wheel Ferris wheel and the West Coaster roller coaster. Located on the world-famous Santa Monica Pier, Pacific Park serves up fun in the form of carnival-style rides, games, and food, as well as seaside shopping.

SIX FLAGS MAGIC MOUNTAIN & HURRICANE HARBOR

26101 Magic Mountain Parkway Valencia, CA 91355 661-255-4100 |

sixflags.com/magicmountain 34.4 miles (55.3 kilometers) away

> Six Flags Magic Mountain offers 260 acres of fun with world-class roller coasters and more than 100 thrilling rides, games, and attractions, including Hurricane Harbor, a 15-acre water park.

UNIVERSAL STUDIOS® HOLLYWOOD

100 Universal City Plaza Universal City, CA 91608 800-864-8377 |

universalstudioshollywood.com 7.3 miles (11.7 kilometers) away

> Universal Studios HollywoodTM, the world-famous amusement park and movie studio lot, takes you behind the scenes of moviemaking through various television and movie tapings, studio tours, and exciting rides and attractions, including The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM. Kung Fu Panda: The Emperor’s Quest and the Jurassic Park®—The Ride are set to open in 2019.

TOURS BIKES AND HIKES

323-796-8555 | bikesandhikesla.com > Based in West Hollywood, Bikes and Hikes is the first full-service tour company of its kind, promoting an eco-friendly, healthy, more immersive way to enjoy all the sights that Los Angeles has to offer.

DEARLY DEPARTED TOURS

855-600-3323 |

dearlydepartedtours.com

> In a lighthearted look at the dark side of Hollywood, tours examine notorious deaths, including those of Jean Harlow and Bela Lugosi, and those brought about by Charles Manson and the Menendez brothers.

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TOUR DU JOUR

310-659-2929 | tourdujour.net > Private and group jaunts available through Tour du Jour are designed to provide personal attention, luxurious transportation, exceptionally knowledgeable guides, and visits to beyond-the-usual sites.

WARNER BROS. STUDIO TOUR HOLLYWOOD

BIKES AND HIKES

ELITE ADVENTURE TOURS

888-328-6871 |

eliteadventuretours.com

> Elite Adventure Tours’ private Los Angeles adventures can include sightseeing destinations, wine tasting, hiking, and more. The company’s engaging guides connect with and entertain clients from all over the world.

ESOTOURIC

213-373-1947 | esotouric.com > Esotouric’s bus expeditions unveil provocative stories of L.A., delving into literature, architecture, California culture, and crimes like the Black Dahlia murder.

GLITTERATI TOURS

excursions of the entire city, stars’ homes, and area attractions. Tour commentary is available in most foreign languages.

TMZ CELEBRITY TOUR

844-869-8687 | tmztour.com > Leave from the TLC Chinese Theatres on an excursion through Hollywood, Beverly Hills, and the Sunset Strip. The expert star trackers who drive the Hollywood gossip site’s tour buses pepper the trip with up-to-the-minute celebrity news. Be on the lookout as they point out celebs who are out doing everyday activities.

818-977-8687 | wbstudiotour.com > Explore the famous studios’ back lots, see costumes and props from the Batman and Harry Potter films up close, and tour one of the many soundstages. TV series including Mom, The Big Bang Theory, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Conan are all filmed in soundstages on the lot.

TV TICKETS AUDIENCE ASSOCIATES

818-985-8811 | tvtix.com > Free tickets to NBC, CBS, FOX Television, and Warner Bros.

AUDIENCES UNLIMITED

818-260-0041 | tvtickets.com > Free tickets to living tapings of TV shows on CBS, FOX, and more.

ON CAMERA AUDIENCES

818-295-2700 |

on-camera-audiences.com

> Tickets for Dancing With the Stars, American Idol, and more.

DISNEYLAND

310-720-3809 | glitteratitours.com > Whether you want to explore Hollywood history, the legendary estates of Beverly Hills, or the shores of Malibu, the guides at Glitterati Tours will customize a private excursion that targets your interests.

STARLINE TOURS

800-959-3131, 323-580-6155 | starlinetours.com

> Starline Tours leads sightseeing

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RED LINE TOURS

877-809-3320 | redlinetours.com > Red Line Tours is L.A.’s only walking tour company operating daily. Tours venture inside famous landmarks and reveal some of the City of Angels’ hidden treasures.

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WHAT’S HAPPENING Check the calendar so you don’t miss out on extraordinary events taking place while you’re here.

2019 MAY RUSSIAN CULTURE FESTIVAL

> Honoring the heritage of almost 11 percent of West Hollywood residents, the Russian Culture Festival is a vibrant celebration featuring family-friendly entertainment, music, food, crafts, jewelry, and local exhibitors, all commemorating Russian customs. The free event also includes a ceremony awarding individuals and organizations that have had a constructive impact on West Hollywood’s Russianspeaking community. weho.org/russian

JUNE ONE CITY ONE PRIDE

> From Harvey Milk Day (May 22) until June 30, the City of West Hollywood’s annual arts festival One City One Pride explores lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer experiences. Evocative pieces of film, visual art, literary art, theater, and music, as well as lectures on LGBTQ history. weho.org/pride

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LA PRIDE

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JULY OUTFEST

> Screening more than 150 feature and short films to an audience of 40,000 people, Outfest Los Angeles is the preeminent LGBTQ film festival in the world and the oldest film festival in the City of Angels. The event takes place at L.A. venues such as the Orpheum Theatre, Ford Amphitheatre, and Theatre at Ace Hotel.

OCTOBER HALLOWEEN CARNAVAL

> Treat yourself to the Halloween Costume Carnaval, West Hollywood’s free street party along a one-mile stretch of Santa Monica Boulevard/Historic Route 66 between Doheny Drive and La Cienega Boulevard. Join hundreds of thousands of revelers on October 31 for festive food, music, and cosplay that ranges from spooky to sexy. visitwesthollywood.com/ halloweencarnaval

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outfest.org

SUMMER ON SUNSET

> Take part in this celebration of the Sunset Strip's influence on pop culture as a hub for trendsetting music, dining, and entertainment. Learn more at visitwesthollywood.com

SEPTEMBER EMMY AWARDS

> Held at the Microsoft Theater on September 22, the 71st Emmy Awards ceremony ignites related celebrations in West Hollywood such as Doris Bergman’s 10th Annual Style Lounge & Party at upscale Mediterranean eatery Fig & Olive on Melrose Place. Bergman’s bash benefits Wednesday’s Child, a charity that helps unite foster children with adopting families. emmys.com

ROSE PARADE

JANUARY ROSE PARADE

> On New Year’s Day, the 131st annual Rose Parade makes its way through the streets of Pasadena just 17 miles/26.3 kilometers away from West Hollywood. tournamentofroses.com

FEBRUARY THE 92ND ACADEMY AWARDS

> The Academy Awards ceremony takes place on February 23 at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre®, prompting award winners and other celebs to flock to West Hollywood for glamorous parties, like Sir Elton

John’s AIDS Foundation Annual Academy Awards Viewing Party. Held at West Hollywood Park on Oscar night, John’s 28th annual soirée raises money for HIV prevention and treatment. oscars.org

LOS ANGELES MAR ATHON

MARCH LOS ANGELES MARATHON

> Known to attract approximately 24,000 athletic participants from all 50 states and more than 63 countries, the Los Angeles Marathon gives other races a run for their money. The Stadium to the Sea course takes runners through various Los Angeles landmarks, including the Sunset Strip in West Hollywood. lamarathon.com

WESTWEEK

> Hosted at West Hollywood’s Pacific Design Center, WESTWEEK is an annual expo that draws more than 3,000 design professionals from all over the world. The convention showcases the industry’s cutting-edge innovations. pacificdesigncenter.com Events are subject to change; please check websites for updates.

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IN THE KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT TELEPHONE USE

WEST HOLLYWOOD WINS 2018 LYFTIE AWARDS MOST VISITED LATE-NIGHT NEIGHBORHOOD West Hollywood MOST VISITED BAR The Abbey WeHo MOST VISITED FOR BRUNCH SoHo House

WEATHER

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE LOW------HIGH

WINTER (DECEMBER–MARCH)

51°F/11°C------67°F/19°C SPRING (APRIL–JUNE)

55°F/13°C------71°F/22°C SUMMER (JULY–AUGUST)

62°F/12.8°C------78°F/25.6°C AUTUMN (SEPTEMBER–NOVEMBER)

57°F/14°C------75°F/23.9°C

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> In general, in the United States, telephone area code prefixes are assigned according to state, city, and regional borders. (However, because of cellular phones’ mobile nature, they may carry prefixes assigned to distant localities.) West Hollywood businesses have one of three area codes: 310, 323, and 424. You must dial 1 + (area code) and number.

EMERGENCY TELEPHONE NUMBERS Police and Fire Emergency: 911 Police and Fire Non-Emergency: 310-855-8850 Cedars-Sinai Hospital: 310-423-3277

ELECTRICAL VOLTAGE > In the United States, standard power is 110 volts AC. Converters can be purchased at local drugstores or requested at your hotel’s concierge or guest services desk.

FOREIGN CURRENCY EXCHANGE, TRAVELER’S CHECKS, FINANCIAL SERVICES TRAVELEX

8901 Santa Monica Boulevard (in U.S. Bank) 310-659-6093 | travelex.com WELLS FARGO

8571 Santa Monica Boulevard 800-678-4653, 310-855-7140 wellsfargo.com

> Various commercial banks are located throughout the city; they can also assist travelers with financial needs.

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GETTING TO WEST HOLLYWOOD BY AIR HOLLYWOOD BURBANK AIRPORT (BUR) 12.2 mi | 19.6 km away

818-840-8840 | hollywoodburbankairport.com LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (LAX) 12 mi | 19.3 km away

855-463-5252, 310-665-0370 | flylax.com LONG BEACH AIRPORT (LGB) 32 mi | 51.4 km away 562-570-2600 | lgb.org ONTARIO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ONT) 48 mi | 77 km away

909-937-2700, 909-937-2163 |

BY TRAIN OR BUS

BY RENTAL CAR/LIMOUSINE

AMTRAK

AFFORDABLE WEST HOLLYWOOD CAR & VAN RENTALS

800-USA-RAIL | amtrak.com > Amtrak travels to more than 500 destinations in 46 states in the U.S. Stations and ticket offices are located throughout greater Los Angeles, including at Union Station in Downtown Los Angeles and in Burbank, Chatsworth, Glendale, Ontario, Pomona, Riverside, and Van Nuys. GREYHOUND LINES, INC.

AIRPORT TRANSPORTATION PRIME TIME SHUTTLE

800-RED-VANS (800-733-8267) | primetimeshuttle.com STRACK GROUND TRANSPORTATION

888-781-5466 | strackground.com

AVON RENT A CAR, TRUCK, VAN

7080 Santa Monica Boulevard 323-850-0826 | avonrents.com CAREY TRANSPORTATION

800-336-4646 | carey.com DIVA LIMOUSINE LTD.

800-231-2222 800-345-3109 (TDD) 402-330-8552 (from outside U.S.)

800-427-3482 | divalimousine.com

greyhound.com

888.826.3431 | empirecls.com

> Greyhound is the largest intercity bus service across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

flyontario.com JOHN WAYNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (SNA) 52 mi | 84 km away 949-252-5200 | ocair.com

1040 North La Brea Boulevard 323-467-7182

METROLINK: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA REGIONAL RAIL AUTHORITY

800-371-LINK 800-698-4TDD (TDD) 213-347-2800 (from outside California) metrolinktrains.com

> Metrolink trains serve more than 55 Southern California stations. Tickets can be purchased at the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, 8272 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90046

EMPIRE CLS

ENTERPRISE

8583 Santa Monica Boulevard 310-360-0104 | enterprise.com ENTERPRISE

8367 Sunset Boulevard 323-654-4222 | enterprise.com

BY TAXI BEVERLY HILLS CAB CO.

800-273-6611

INDEPENDENT TAXI CO.

800-521-8294

LA CHECKER CAB CO.

800-300-5007 SUPER SHUTTLE

800-BLUE-VAN (800-258-3826) | supershuttle.com

UNITED INDEPENDENT TAXI

800-822-8294

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GETTING AROUND WEST HOLLYWOOD PARKING KINGS ROAD MUNICIPAL PARKING STRUCTURE I*

8383 Santa Monica Boulevard

weho.org/city-government/citydepartments/facilities-and-recreationservices/parking-services/parkingstructure-city-lot-directory

> 1 hour free 6 a.m.–6 p.m. > $1 each 20 minutes after the first hour > $8 max; $5 max after 6 p.m. SUNSET CITY LOT*

8775 Sunset Boulevard > $2/hour 8 a.m.–2 a.m., $10 max until 6 p.m. > $5 max (Sun.–Thu. after 6 p.m.) > $8 max (Fri.–Sat. after 6 p.m.) WEST HOLLYWOOD LIBRARY PARKING LOT III

625 North San Vicente Boulevard > 3 hours free with library validation

BY BUS AND LIGHT RAIL LOS ANGELES COUNTY METROPOLITAN TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY (METRO)

Bus and Rail Routes and General Information: 323-GO-METRO (323-466-3876) | metro.net > The Metro Trip Planner at metro.net gives point-to-point rail and bus route directions within Metro’s 1,433-square-mile Los Angeles County service area. Metro passes can be purchased and loaded 68 ˜

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onto a reusable transit access pass (TAP card) at the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, 8272 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA 90046.

BY RIDESHARE LYFT: lyft.com UBER: uber.com

BY SHUTTLE > Use West Hollywood’s free transportation services to get around popular areas within the city’s neighborhoods.

WEHOPICKUP wehopickup.com

CITYLINE

800-447-2189, 323-650-2688 | weho.org/services/publictransportation-transit-options/ cityline-shuttle

> CityLine is a free daytime (Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.) mini-bus service that shuttles passengers around a loop along Santa Monica Boulevard and into residential areas in West Hollywood. Cityline Commuter provides rushhour-only service, traveling along Santa Monica Boulevard to the Metro Red Line station at Hollywood and Highland. THE SUNSET TRIP

> On Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m., this free trolley makes ten westbound stops and eight eastbound stops along the

Sunset Strip, looping around on Crescent Heights Boulevard for another stop before continuing to Santa Monica Boulevard and Fairfax Avenue, stopping three more times along the way before returning to Sunset. It makes another loop through the Design District along Doheny Drive, stopping four more times on Melrose Avenue and San Vicente. Trolleys arrive at stops every 15 minutes. Riders can transfer to the WeHo PickUp (description follows) at the San Vicente/Santa Monica and Fairfax/Santa Monica stops.

> This West Hollywood free trolley runs along Santa Monica Boulevard between Robertson Boulevard and La Brea Avenue on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 3 a.m. and on Sundays from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m.

TRAVEL AGENCIES CASSIS TRAVEL SERVICES

9200 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 320 310-246-5400 | travelcts.com CORNICHE TRAVEL

8721 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 200 310-854-6000 | corniche.com FRIENDS TRAVEL

820 San Vicente Boulevard, Suite 1309 323-654-5377 | friendstravel.com

*Rates subject to changes; check the website for updates.

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WEST HOLLYWOOD MAP

Find your way to these locations around the city with the handy map on the following pages. BEAUTY & WELLNESS 1 24 Hour Fitness 8612 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.652.7440 2 Blushington 8591 W. Sunset Blvd. 310.652.5874 3 Drybar 8595 W. Sunset Blvd. 323.843.4777 4 Eden by Eden Sassoon 8600 W. Sunset Blvd. 310.861.4660 5 Equinox Gym 8590 Sunset Blvd. 310.289.1900 6 Joanna Vargas Spa 8358 Sunset Blvd. 310.596.4163 7 Ole Henricksen 8622 Sunset Blvd. 310.854.7700 8 Rumble 8544 Sunset Blvd., #104 323.255.2788 9 Shape House 653 N. Robertson Blvd. 855.567.2346 10 Unplug Meditation 8500 Melrose Ave., #201 424.382.1116 11 Voda Spa 7700 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.4411

DINING 1 The Abbey Food & Bar 692 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.289.8410 2 Alfred2Go 8509 Melrose Ave. 424.288.4126 3 Bar Lubitsch 7702 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.1234 4 Bar 20 at The Grafton 8462 Sunset Blvd. 323.491.9006 5 Barney’s Beanery 8447 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.2287

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9 Breakfast by Salt’s Cure 7494 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.848.4879

28 Gracias Madre 8905 Melrose Ave. 323.978.2170

48 Pura Vita 8274 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.688.2303

10 The Butcher, The Baker, The Cappuccino Maker 8653 Sunset Blvd. 310.360.6900

29 Hamburger Mary’s 8288 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.3800

49 Rainbow Bar & Grill 9015 Sunset Blvd. 310.278.4232

30 Harlowe 7321 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.876.5839

50 Riot House Restaurant & Bar at Andaz West Hollywood 8401 Sunset Blvd. 323.656.1234

11 CATCH LA 8715 Melrose Ave. 323.347.6060 12 Cavatina at Sunset Marquis 1200 Alta Loma Rd. 310.358.3759 13 Cecconi’s 8764 Melrose Ave. 310.432.2000

31 Hugo’s 8401 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.3993 32 The Indian Kitchen 8165 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.656.9000

51 Rock & Reilly’s 8911 Sunset Blvd. 310.360.1400 52 Roku 9201 Sunset Blvd. 310.278.2060

14 Cha Cha Matcha 510 N. Robertson Blvd. 855.924.2242

33 Ivory on Sunset at Mondrian Los Angeles 8440 Sunset Blvd. 323.848.6000

15 Connie & Ted’s 8171 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.848.2722

34 Jones Hollywood 7205 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.850.1726

54 Saddle Ranch Chop House 8371 Sunset Blvd. 323.656.2007

16 Conservatory 8289 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.0020

35 Katana 8439 Sunset Blvd. 323.650.8585

55 Saint Felix 8945 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.275.4428

17 Craig’s 8826 Melrose Ave. 310.276.1900

36 kitchen24 8575 Santa Monica Blvd. 424.777.0959

56 Salt & Straw 8949 Santa Monica Blvd. 424.288.4818

18 Croft Alley at The Standard, Hollywood 8300 Sunset Blvd. 323.822.3131

37 Knoll at Le Parc Suite Hotel 733 N. West Knoll Dr. 310.855.8888

57 Shake Shack 8520 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.488.3010

38 Laurel Hardware 7984 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.656.6070

58 State Social House 8782 Sunset Blvd. 310.657.8100

39 Madison & Park Coffee 7494 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.378.6770

59 Sunset Trocadero 8280 Sunset Blvd. 323.701.2062

40 Mardi at Palihouse 8465 Holloway Dr. 323.656.4020

60 SUR Restaurant & Lounge 606 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.289.2824

41 Marix Tex Mex 1108 N. Flores St. 323.656.8800

61 Tesse 8500 Sunset Blvd., Ste B 310.360.3866

42 Mel’s Drive-In 8585 Sunset Blvd. 310.854.7201

62 Tonic at Montrose West Hollywood 900 Hammond St. 310.855.1115

19 Dan Tana’s 9071 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.275.9444 20 Delilah 7969 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.745.0600 21 The Den on Sunset 8226 Sunset Blvd. 323.656.0336 22 E.P. & L.P. 603 N. La Cienega Blvd. 310.855.9955 23 Eveleigh 8752 Sunset Blvd. 424.239.1630 24 Fiesta Cantina 8865 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.652.8865

6 Blackship 8512 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.734.7553

25 Fits at Chamberlain West Hollywood 1000 Westmount Dr. 310.657.7400

7 BOA Steakhouse 9200 Sunset Blvd. 310.278.2050

26 Formosa Café 7156 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.850.9050

8 Boxwood at The London West Hollywood 1050 N. San Vicente Blvd. 310.358.7788

27 Fresh Corn Grill 8714 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.855.9592

43 Night + Market 9043 Sunset Blvd. 310.275.9724 44 Norah 8279 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.643.5853 45 Pearl’s Rooftop 8909 Sunset Blvd. 310.360.6800 46 Petrossian Paris 321 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.271.6300 47 Pink Taco 8225 Sunset Blvd. 323.380.7474

53 Rosaliné 8479 Melrose Ave. 323.297.9500

63 Tortilla Republic 616 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.657.9888 64 The Tower Bar at The Sunset Tower Hotel 8358 Sunset Blvd. 323.654.7100 65 Urth Caffé 8565 Melrose Ave. 310.659.0628 66 Verve Coffee Roasters 8925 Melrose Ave. 310.385.9605

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67 Viale dei Romani at La Peer Hotel 623 N. La Peer Dr. 310.691.1600

19 The Naughty Pig 8264 Sunset Blvd. 323.450.9478

4 ALLSAINTS 8585 Melrose Ave. 310.499.0021

27 The RealReal 8500 Melrose Ave. 310.695.1795

20 No More Heroes 7746 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.848.8447

5 Badgley Mischka 8619 Sunset Blvd. 310.248.3750

21 Pearl’s Rooftop 8909 Sunset Blvd. 310.360.6800

6 Book Soup 8818 Sunset Blvd. 310.659.3110

28 RH: West Hollywood: The Gallery at Melrose Avenue 8564 Melrose Ave. 310.652.0323

22 PUMP 8948 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.657.7867

7 Christian Louboutin 650 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.247.9300

1 1 OAK 9039 Sunset Blvd. 310.274.2326

23 Rage 8911 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.652.7055

8 Design Within Reach 8612 Melrose Ave. 310.659.9018

2 The Abbey Food & Bar 692 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.289.8410

24 Rainbow Bar & Grill 9015 Sunset Blvd. 310.278.4232

9 Du Vin Wine & Spirits 540 N. San Vicente Blvd. 310.855.1161

3 Bar Lubitsch 7702 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.1234

25 Revolver 8851 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.694.0430

4 Blind Dragon 9201 Sunset Blvd. 310.595.1091

26 Rock & Reilly’s 8911 Sunset Blvd. 310.360.1400

5 Bootsy Bellows 9229 Sunset Blvd. 310.274.7500

27 The Roxy Theatre 9009 Sunset Blvd. 310.278.9457

6 The Comedy Store 8433 Sunset Blvd. 323.650.6268

28 Saddle Ranch Chop House 8371 Sunset Blvd. 323.656.2007

7 The Den on Sunset 8226 Sunset Blvd. 323.656.0336

29 Skybar at Mondrian Los Angeles 8440 Sunset Blvd. 323.848.6025

68 Zinqué 8684 Melrose Ave. 424.284.3930

NIGHTLIFE/ ENTERTAINMENT (2018 Lyftie Award for Most Visited Late-Night Neighborhood)

8 Employees Only 7953 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.536.9045 9 E.P. & L.P. 603 N. La Cienega Blvd. 310.855.9955 10 Flaming Saddles 8811 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.855.7501 11 Gym Sportsbar 8737 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.659.2004 12 Hamburger Mary’s 8288 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.3800 13 Harlowe 7321 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.876.5839 14 Harriet’s Rooftop Bar at 1 Hotel West Hollywood 8490 Sunset Blvd. 424.281.1860 15 Hi Tops 8933 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.332.6445 16 The Hudson 1114 N. Crescent Heights Blvd. 323.654.6686 17 Jones Hollywood 7205 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.850.1726 18 Micky’s 8857 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.657.1176

10 Fred Segal 8500 Sunset Blvd. 310.432.0560 11 H. Lorenzo (HLNR) 474 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.652.0064

30 Sunset Plaza 8600 block of Sunset Blvd. 310.652.2622 31 Vince 8538 Melrose Ave. 323.782.1007 32 West Hollywood Gateway Shopping Center 7100 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.785.2560 33 Wildfox 8710 Sunset Blvd. 323.855.9030

CULTURE

12 H&M 8580 Sunset Blvd. 855.466.7467

1 Art Angels 9020 Beverly Blvd. 310.693.5500

13 Hugo Boss 8625 Sunset Blvd. 310.360.6935

2 MAK Center for Art & Architecture/Schindler House 835 N. Kings Rd 323.651.1510

14 James Perse 8914 Melrose Ave. 310.276.7277

30 Sunset Trocadero 8280 Sunset Blvd. 323.701.2062

15 Jenni Kayne 614 N. Almont Dr. 310.860.0123

31 SUR Restaurant & Lounge 606 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.289.2824

16 John Varvatos 8800 Melrose Ave. 310.859.2791

32 Surly Goat 7929 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.650.4628

17 Kin Los Angeles 8555 Sunset Blvd. 310.360.1444

33 TomTom 8932 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.360.0963

29 Stella McCartney 8823 Beverly Blvd. 310.273.7051

18 LASC 8592 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.657.2858

PARKING 1 Kings Road Municipal Parking Structure I 8383 Santa Monica Blvd. 1 hour free 6 a.m.–6 p.m. $1 each 20 minutes after first hour $8 max; $5 max after 6 p.m. 2 Sunset City Lot 8775 Sunset Blvd. $2/hour 8 a.m.–2 a.m., $10 max until 6 p.m. $5 max (Sun.–Thu. after 6 p.m.) $8 max (Fri.–Sat. after 6 p.m.) 3 West Hollywood Library Parking Lot III 625 N. San Vicente Blvd. 3 hours free with library validation

34 The Tower Bar at The Sunset Tower Hotel 8358 Sunset Blvd. 323.654.7100

19 Leica Store and Gallery 8783 Beverly Blvd. 424.777.0341

35 Troubadour 9081 N. Santa Monica Blvd. 310.276.1158

20 Maxfield 8818 Melrose Ave. 310.275.8818

36 V Wine Room 903 Westbourne Dr. 310.339.9202

21 Moschino 8933 Beverly Blvd. 818.827.5700

37 Whisky a Go Go 8901 Sunset Blvd. 310.652.4202

22 Oliver Peoples 8642 Sunset Blvd. 310.657.2553

SHOPPING

23 Pacific Design Center 8687 Melrose Ave. 310.657.0800

3 Los Angeles Patients & Caregivers Group 7213 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.882.6033

24 Phyllis Morris Originals 655 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.289.6868

4 MedMen 8208 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.848.7981

25 Pleasure Chest (adult) 7733 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.650.1022

5 Zen WeHo 8464 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.656.6666

1 Alessi 313 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.276.7096 2 Alexander Von Furstenberg 300 N. Robertson Blvd. 310.777.0253 3 Alice + Olivia 8501 Melrose Ave. 310.775.8376

DISPENSARIES 1 Alternative Herbal Health Services 7828 Santa Monica Blvd. 323.654.8792 2 Exhale Med Center 980 N. La Cienega Blvd., Ste. 102 424.279.9497

26 rag & bone 8533 Melrose Ave. 424.245.4816 V I S I T W E S T H O L L Y W OO D. CO M

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Dining

VISITOR INFORMATION

Accommodations Parking Culture

ACCOMMODATIONS

TOURS

1 1 Hotel West Hollywood 8490 Sunset Blvd. 1hotels.com/west-hollywood

Bikes and Hikes LA 323.796.8555 bikesandhikesla.com

2 Andaz West Hollywood 8401 Sunset Blvd. westhollywood.andaz.hyatt.com

Glitterati Tours 310.720.3809 glitteratitours.com

3 Best Western Plus Sunset Plaza Hotel 8400 W. Sunset Blvd. sunsetplazahotel.com

Starline Tours 800.959.3131 starlinetours.com

5 The Charlie Hotel 819 N. Sweetzer Ave. thecharliehotel.com

Tour du Jour 310.659.2929 tourdujour.net

CAR RENTAL Enterprise Rent-A-Car 8583 Santa Monica Blvd. 310.360.0104 Enterprise Rent-A-Car 8367 Sunset Blvd. 323.654.4222

PHY

HILLDALE AVE.

12

62

N. OAKHURST DR.

R.

DICKS ST. NORMA PL.

R.

N. OAKHURST DR.

SIERRA DR.

ALTA D

ELEVADO AVE.

LLOYD PL.

WILLEY LN.

N . D OH EN Y D R.

V BL

D

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TS ES W

15

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66

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35

19

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N. PALM DR.

N. OAKHURST DR.

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24 9

20

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RANGELY AVE.

W D

DORRINGTON AVE.

ASHCROFT AVE.

ROSEWOOD AVE.

21 BEVERLY BLVD.

B EV E RLY B LVD

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N. SWALL DR.

ALDEN DR.

N. LA PEER DR.

1

N. ALMONT DR.

N. WETHERLY DR.

N . D OH E N Y D R.

N. OAKHURST DR.

ALDEN DR.

N. PALM DR.

N. MAPLE DR.

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20 Alta Cienega Motel 1005 N. La Cienega Blvd. altacienegamotel.com

72 ˜

ST.

HARLAND AVE.

19 The West Hollywood EDITION 9040 W. Sunset Blvd. editionhotels.com/weho

21 Holloway Motel 8465 Santa Monica Blvd. hollowaymotel.com

HARRATT ST.

KEITH AVE.

A N. M

18 Sunset Tower Hotel 8358 Sunset Blvd. sunsettowerhotel.com

1

ELEVADO A VE.

DR.

WeHo PickUp wehopickup.com West Hollywood’s free trolley runs along Santa Monica Boulevard between Robertson Boulevard and La Brea Avenue.

19

CYNTHIA ST.

16 The Standard, Hollywood 8300 Sunset Blvd. standardhotels.com 17 Sunset Marquis 1200 Alta Loma Rd. sunsetmarquis.com

LLIS

CINTH IA S T.

DEN N . AR

15 Ramada Plaza Hotel & Suites 8585 Santa Monica Blvd. ramadaweho.com

RD.

14 Petit Ermitage 8822 Cynthia St. petitermitage.com

Sunset Trip wehosunsettrip.com The Sunset Strip’s free nighttime ride.

ST LCRE N. HIL

13 Palihouse West Hollywood 8465 Holloway Dr. palihousewesthollywood.com

7

CityLine 800.447.2189 weho.org/cityline Free daytime mini-bus service within West Hollywood.

45 51 21 26 37

N. WETHERLY DR.

SHUTTLE

49 24 27

SU N S E T B LV D.

5

RA D SIER

10 The London West Hollywood at Beverly Hills 1050 N. San Vicente Blvd. thelondonwesthollywood.com

43

HAMMOND ST.

BUS AND LIGHT RAIL Los Angeles County Transportation Authority (METRO) 323.GO.METRO (323.466.3876) metro.net

12 Montrose West Hollywood 900 Hammond St. montrosewesthollywood.com

52 4 DOHENY RD.

TRANSPORTATION

9 Le Parc Suite Hotel 733 N. West Knoll Dr. leparcsuites.com

11 Mondrian Los Angeles 8440 Sunset Blvd. mondrianhotel.com

N. DO H

N . DO H E N Y D R .

8 La Peer Hotel 627 N. La Peer Dr. lapeerhotel.com

Dispensaries

N. OAKHURST DR.

7 Hotel 850 850 N. San Vicente Blvd. hotel850svb.com

Beauty

ENY DR.

6 The Grafton on Sunset 8462 Sunset Blvd. graftononsunset.com

Nightlife

N. H ILL CR ES TR D.

4 Chamberlain West Hollywood 1000 Westmount Dr. chamberlainwesthollywood.com

Shopping


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N. DETROIT ST.

N. FORMOSA AVE.

N. ALTA VISTA BLVD.

N. POINSETTIA AVE.

N. FULLER AVE.

N. MARTEL AVE.

N. VISTA ST.

N. GARDNER ST.

N. SIERRA BONITA AVE.

N. CURSON AVE.

N. STANLEY AVE.

N. SPAULDING AVE.

N. GENESEE AVE.

N. OGDEN DR.

N. ORANGE GROVE AVE.

N. LAUREL AVE.

N. EDINBURGH AVE.

N. HAYWORTH AVE.

N. FAIR FAX AV E.

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D NE UR

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N. ALFRED ST.

N. CROFT AVE.

N. ORLANDO AVE.

N. KINGS RD.

N. FLORES ST.

N. SWEETZER AVE.

N. HARPER AVE.

N. LA JOLLA AVE.

N. KILKEA DR.

CR E S C EN T H EI G H TS BLVD.

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S

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N. ORANGE DR.

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N. POINSETTIA AVE.

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N. POINSETTIA AVE.

N. FULLER AVE.

N. MARTEL AVE.

N. VISTA ST.

N. GARDNER ST.

N. SIERRA BONITA AVE.

N. CURSON AVE.

N. STANLEY AVE.

N. SPAULDING AVE.

N. GENESEE AVE.

N. HAYWORTH AVE.

N. EDINBURGH AVE.

N. LAUREL AVE.

N. KILKEA DR.

N. LA JOLLA AVE.

N. HARPER AVE.

N. SWEETZER AVE.

N. FLORES ST.

N. KINGS RD.

N. ORLANDO AVE.

N. CROFT AVE.

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N. SIERRA BONITA AVE.

N. CURSON AVE.

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N. SPAULDING AVE.

N. GENESEE AVE.

N. OGDEN DR.

N. ORANGE GROVE AVE.

N. HAYWORTH AVE.

N. EDINBURGH AVE.

N. LAUREL AVE.

N. KILKEA DR.

N. LA JOLLA AVE.

N. HARPER AVE.

N. SWEETZER AVE.

N. ORLANDO AVE.

N. CROFT AVE.

N. ALFRED ST.

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N. OGDEN DR.

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134 L A C IE N EGA B LVD.

NW KNOLL DR.

WESTMOUNT DR.

WESTBOURNE DR.

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N. ORANGE GROVE AVE.

N. HAYWORTH AVE.

N. EDINBURGH AVE.

N. LAUREL AVE.

N. KINGS RD.

HAVENHURST DR.

CR E S CE N T H EIG H TS BLVD.

HAVENHURST DR.

N. LA JOLLA AVE.

N. HARPER AVE.

N. SWEETZER AVE.

N. KINGS RD.

N. ALFRED ST.

N. CROFT AVE.

N. ORLANDO AVE.

NW KNOLL DR.

R. ED RN W E ST B O U

HUNTLEY DR.

15

N. DETROIT ST.

N. FORMOSA AVE.

POINSETTIA PL.

POINSETTIA DR.

N. CURSON AVE.

GREENACRE AVE.

N. FULLER AVE.

N. VISTA ST.

N. GARDNER ST.

N. SPAULDING AVE.

N. GENESEE AVE.

N. OGDEN DR.

N. HAYWORTH AVE.

N. LAUREL AVE.

HAVENHURST DR.

N. HARPER AVE.

N. SWEETZER AVE.

N. LA B REA AV E.

N. ALTA VISTA BLVD.

N. POINSETTIA PL.

N. FULLER AVE.

N. MARTEL AVE.

COURTNEY AVE.

N. STANLEY AVE.

N. SIERRA BONITA AVE.

N. ORANGE GROVE AVE.

N. FA I R FAX AV E.

N. HAYWORTH AVE.

N. LAUREL AVE.

CR E SCE N T H EI G HTS B LVD.

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N. SWEETZER AVE.

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N. FLORES ST.

N. KINGS RD.

N. OLIVE DR.

HACIENDA PL.

N. HIGHLAND AVE.

N. ORANGE DR.

N. DETROIT ST.

N. FORMOSA AVE.

N. POINSETTIA PL.

N. FULLER AVE.

N. MARTEL AVE.

N. VISTA ST.

N. GARDNER ST.

N. CURSON AVE.

N. STANLEY AVE.

COURTNEY AVE.

N. GENESEE AVE.

N. OGDEN DR.

N. HAYWORTH AVE.

N. LAUREL AVE.

BLVD. CANYON LAUREL

RM MA

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D. QUEEN S R

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HANCOCK AVE.

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HILLDALE AVE.

WILLEY LN.

ROSEWOOD AVE.

LAX 12 miles/19.3 kilometers

10

187 405

OAKWOOD AV E.

10

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WEST HOLLYWOOD DESIGN DISTRICT

BE V ER LY BLV D.

M 5 3

LAX 12 miles/19.3 kilometers

N. WETHERLY DR.

1

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CEDARS-SINAI MEDICAL CENTER

60 10 SANTA MONICA 10 mi/16 km

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10 DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES 12 mi/19.3 km .

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DORRINGTON AVE.

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5

101 R OSEWOOD AV E. 405 R OSEWOOD AV E. R OSE WO O D AV E. 13 14 16 17

11 RANGELY AVE.

9

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HAMMOND ST.

N. WETHERLY DR.

15

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31 60

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CLI NTON ST.

HOLLYWOOD 1 mi/1.6 km

CLI NTON ST. 10 27 31

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23

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5 33

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MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART PACIFIC DESIGN CENTER

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8 67 28

2 M E LROSE AVE.

TES NU M ELR OSE AV E.

M E L R OS E AVE . MELROSE PL.

22 KEITH AVE.

WAR IN G AVE.

101

134 UNIVERSAL CITY/ UNIVERSAL STUDIOS 9 mi/14.4 km 37

55 15

57

WAR IN G AVE .

25 NORMA PL.

9 56 LLOYD PL.

N SA 10 18

405 SHERWOOD DR.

23 ELEVADO AVE.

WA R IN G AVE . 24

5 SCHINDLER HOUSE AT MAK CENTER FOR ART/ ARCHITECTURE

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ROMAINE ST.

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3 D

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10

HARRATT ST.

36 CYNTHIA ST.

6 1 19

HOLLOWAY DR.

ROMAINE ST.

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SAN TA MO NICA BLV D. EASTSIDE MID-BOULEVARD

1 38 4 12 48 48 29 CITY HALL

34 17 13 30 25 8 32 20 16 15 32 44 16 41 1 31 5

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NORTON AVE.

NORTON AVE.

NORTON AVE.

22

12 5 30 4 5

13 40 23 58 21 26 37

2 24 27 43

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AZA DR.

3

3 33 49

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LEXINGTON AVE. LEXINGTON AVE.

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SU NS ET BLV D. SUNS E T BLVD. 47

HAWTHORN AVE.

HAWTHORN AVE. SELMA AVE.


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