Welcome to Hancock Park
Something for everyone.
It’s not easy to give everyone everything they want, but Hancock Park makes it seem easy as pie. This area has a knack for catering to diverse tastes, desires, and lifestyles and somehow blending it all into a seamless garment of pure beauty. What are you looking for museums, restaurants, and fine-dining establishments? They’re right here at your fingertips. How about culture, art galleries, and historic icons? Yes, we’ve got that. But are there snappy boutiques, romantic independent little shops, and designer retail therapy outlets? Absolutely!
Yes, there is a beautiful neighborhood right in the center of Los Angeles, and that’s Hancock Park. The main street, Wilshire Boulevard, is hopping, vibrant, and bursting with passion for those who love intensity. Yet it’s the details in this 100-year-old neighborhood, the quieter side streets, the little residential nooks that pour on the charm and make this area the multifaceted miracle it is. The historical monuments add to the sense of roots and strength, and the many celebrities living here lend credence to its luxury lifestyle. The housing includes fabulous villas and mansions, spacious and modern single-family homes, posh townhouses, and luxury condominiums with gorgeous views.
What to Love
- Year-round sunny weather with very mild winters
- Many fine-dining restaurants, delis, cafés, and lounges
- Very walkable streets with everything needed at your fingertips
- Several museums, art galleries, and live music venues
- The ice age icon of La Brea Tar Pits
- Excellent public transportation
Life caters to your daily mood instead of the other way around in Hancock Park. Everything you might need is at your fingertips, so everyday driving is purely optional. There’s nonstop excitement on Wilshire Boulevard when you want it and charming little boutiques and eateries tucked into corners on side streets when you want a cozy neighborhood feel. Residents love to hang out at The Original Farmers Market
for the freshest produce, artisan bread, specialty coffees, jams and honey, arts and crafts, and live music.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
For excellent French bakery and restaurant cuisine, head to République
, and make sure you order the liberty duck. For authentic Korean food, check out the Genwa Korean BBQ
for traditional cuisine and an enticing array of side dishes. Over at Mario’s Peruvian & Seafood
, they’re serving up excellent Latin food, and rumor has it the Pescado macho is divine. La Brea Bakery
is everything you want a neighborhood bakery and café to be. The roasted tomato ciabatta will make you smile!
Fashionistas will adore The Grove
, one of the best places to shop in Los Angeles. You’ll find designer clothing, shoes, handbags and accessories, jewelry, fragrances, and more. You’re also right near Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive
, the world-famous two-mile-long shopping district known for exclusive fashion, luxury, culture, arts, and entertainment. There’s also the Miracle Mile
, stuffed full of whatever you may be looking for—clothing, home décor, art, and museums. Whatever it is, you’ll find it on the Miracle Mile.
Things to Do
The famous Los Angeles County Museum of Art
is one-of-a-kind with its collections, rotating exhibits, and educational offers. You’ve most likely heard of the ice age tar pits found in Los Angeles, and the La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
gets you up close and personal with how life was before written history. Exhibits include a plethora of prehistoric plants and animals locked in time. They host many educational opportunities, and there’s also a great gift shop on the premises.