Welcome to Hancock Park - Wilshire
A stylish and walkable residential community with stately historic homes
Hancock Park is an affluent neighborhood south of Hollywood in the heart of Los Angeles. Often referred to as the "original Beverly Hills," it was established in the 1920s and was the preferred place of residence among the city's elite and old-money socialites. Known for its architecturally distinct homes, it features pockets of various residential enclaves with streets lined by historic houses designed by some of Los Angeles' most significant architects. You will find everything from modest single-family homes to landmark mansions with porticoes and sprawling lawns on large estate properties. Italian, Tudor, and Spanish Colonial Revival styles abound.
Larchmont Boulevard is the commercial center of the neighborhood, lined by trendy boutiques, restaurants, and cafes in quaint and walkable Larchmont Village. It is also adjacent to the exclusive and legendary Wilshire Country Club and golf course. Hancock Park's designation as a historic district preserves the neighborhood's historical nature and feel.
What to Love
- Charming and quaint Larchmont Village
- Easy access to both the east and west sides of L.A.
- Home to the famed and exclusive Wilshire Country Club
- Estate properties in various period revival styles
Hancock Park is known for offering a high level of walkability for Los Angeles standards. Its exclusive residential enclaves offer residents a warm respite from the hustle and bustle of city life while providing easy access to the metropolis. Quaint and walkable Larchmont Village delivers the charm of a small-town main street and serves as the center of community life.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Hancock Park offers residents world-class dining, entertainment, and shopping options.
Pizzeria Mozza has some of the best pizza in the city. It is dedicated to using fresh local ingredients and is known for its baked to perfection crust. You’ll also enjoy dining at the renowned Osteria Mozza, which serves up decadent Italian cuisine like handmade pastas.
Providence is also in the neighborhood and is renowned for serving award-winning modern American seafood cuisine. It is distinguished by its dedication to using only sustainable and wild-caught, primarily caught in American waters, ingredients. Some of the most popular options on the menu include the California king salmon and the salt-roasted Santa Barbara spot prawns. Spend some time exploring the fantastic restaurants Larchmont Boulevard has to offer, including Great White, a popular breakfast and lunch spot that’s perfect for enjoying a morning meal with friends. Quaint, historic, and scenic, Larchmont Boulevard is a must-visit when spending time in this area.
Things to Do
Hancock Park is an active community that provides residents with fun things to do all year round. Quaint Larchmont Village is a great place to enjoy a stroll with friends and family while checking out its charming boutiques and eateries. It is host to the weekly Larchmont Village Farmers Market, where you can buy fresh produce directly from local farmers and growers. The farmers’ market plays an active role in providing the community with access to nutritional food.
The village is also home to the Larchmont Village Family Fair that happens every fall just before Halloween. It features many family-friendly activities, including rides, games, and a children’s talent show. Just a few blocks away, the iconic Paramount Studios invites guests for the Paramount Studio Tours. Visitors get a once-in-a-lifetime behind-the-scenes look at famous movie sets and soundstages. The tour's most iconic locations include New York Street Backlot, Bronson Gate, and the Prop Warehouse.
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