Westwood, Los Angeles

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Westwood is a commercial and residential neighborhood in the northern central portion of the Westside region of Los Angeles, California. It is the home of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Bordering the campus on the south is Westwood Village, a major regional district for shopping, dining, movie theaters, and other entertainment.

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Westwood neighborhood as delineated by the Los Angeles Times. LDS (Mormon) Temple in red.
Westwood neighborhood as delineated by the Los Angeles Times. LDS (Mormon) Temple in red.
Westwood is located in Western Los Angeles
Location within Western Los Angeles
Coordinates: 34.05611°N 118.42972°W / 34.05611; -118.42972
CountryUnited States
CountyLos Angeles
CityLos Angeles
Elevation338 ft (103 m)
 Population of ZIP Code 90024, grossly corresponding to Westwood, American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2018
Time zoneUTC−8 (PST)
  Summer (DST)UTC−7 (PDT)
ZIP Codes
90024, 90025, 90049
Area code(s)310/424
Late afternoon aerial photograph of Westwood (center), with Century City at the far right and the Santa Monica Mountains and San Fernando Valley in the background
Fox Village Theatre with iconic tower
Bruin Theater
Vincent van Gogh. Hospital at Saint-Rémy, 1889. Oil on canvas. 36+516 × 28+78 in. (92.2 × 73.4 cm). The Armand Hammer Collection, Gift of the Armand Hammer Foundation. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Los Angeles Temple, 2004

Wilshire Boulevard through Westwood is a major corridor of condominium towers, on the eastern end[3] and of Class A office towers, on the western end. Westwood also has residential areas of multifamily and single family housing, including exclusive Holmby Hills. The neighborhood was developed starting in 1919, and UCLA opened in 1929, while Westwood Village was built up starting in 1929 through the 1930s.