Residents of North Hollywood apartments live in a celebrated place. Exceptional shopping, an awesome arts district and plenty of parks to visit with recreation centers and outdoor play areas for kids and adults make it very attractive to people and businesses. This San Fernando Valley community is very independent of Los Angeles but has the proximity to it to make it easy to commute or visit. It is a dynamic area of nearly 90,000 people, with residents, artists and businesses constantly relocating here.
The main features of the city include the NoHo Arts District (name fashioned after the popular arts district in New York) and Universal Studios that sits on the border of North Hollywood and Hollywood. NoHo features more than 20 professional theaters where you can catch a variety of shows, dance studios and a numerous art galleries. Universal Studios is one of six major motion film studios and also hosts a Hollywood theme park.
Plenty of jobs in the entertainment world of business can be found by residents of North Hollywood apartments, as well as jobs at large employers including Nestle USA, Wellpoint Health Networks and Litton Industries.
When you're ready to spend your hard earned money, there is a huge array of shopping at both independent private specialty shops and larger chain stores at area malls in nearby Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Beverly Hills.
North Hollywood is considered to be part of the Los Angeles area and this is evident with the name of the school system and public library. Children of people who live in North Hollywood apartments attend schools in the Los Angeles Unified School district and the Amelia Earhart (North Hollywood) branch of the Los Angeles Public Library is here. Should your kids attend Lankershim Elementary School, they will be walking the same halls as Marilyn Monroe did, enrolled as Norma Jean Baker.
After school or work, residents can unwind at the North Hollywood Recreation Center, the Valley Plaza Recreation Center or the Jamie Beth Slavin Park, outdoors and unstaffed. Both recreation centers have indoor and outdoor facilities for playing basketball, tennis, baseball and football, as well as a gymnasium/auditorium.
You don't have to travel very far, however, to get in some serious sun or a good cardio workout. With beaches to the west or ski slopes to the east in the Santa Monica Mountains, both just 45 minutes away, you couldn't live in a better place than in North Hollywood apartments.