18 Places You Can Walk to from Your Apartment

Because our tenants haven’t lived in L.A. for long, we often receive questions from them about the nearest attractions and cool places near our apartments that are close enough for them to walk to. Fortunately for our tenants, we’re located close to quite a few attractions – we planned it that way. Driving can be hectic at times; well, let’s face it, most of the time in L.A. – so we’ve made sure that our apartments are located in central areas where tenants need to be for work and still have access to city attractions.

Park Lane Apartments

If you can pull yourself away from the amazing roof-top view at the Park Lane Apartments, you’ll be equally impressed with what’s nearby. Located on just the edge of the Beverly Hills neighborhoods, these apartments are close to a host of restaurants, bars, music venues and the Beverly Center Mall.

Eat:

If you’re in need of a romantic dinner or just a spot with great atmosphere and food, A.O.C is just two blocks west of the apartment. It began as just a wine bar but now holds the title of ‘Best Restaurant in LA’ from Los Angeles Magazine. If your idea of dinner is simpler, like a craft beer, watching something in the background and out on a patio, then The 3rd Stop is right next door.

Work:

The Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is located just two blocks north – a major advantage for medical professionals who would rather sleep in their own beds instead of a medical cot.

Shop:

Even though the Beverly Center is just a couple blocks away, we still like to consider it driving distance. However, a few blocks east is west coast staple Trader Joe’s, a boutique grocery store for all the times you won’tbe eating out. You can also walk to Blur Leather boutique whose clothes have found their way onto Kate Hudson, Katherine Heigl and Jennifer Aniston, to name a few.

The Renaissance | Tiffany Court | Masselin Park West | Museum Terrace Apartments

Most of the units we own and manage are located in the Miracle Mile and for good reason, because it’s one of the most popular areas in Los Angeles. Renaissance Apartments is part of the Miracle Mile, a 1.5 mile stretch along Wilshire Boulevard. The area is dotted with mid-rise buildings and is considered one of the more affluent areas of the city.

Experience:

The Renaissance Apartments sit right next to “Museum Row,” a block of museums and art exhibits that promise to keep your schedule full with events. All of these are in walking distance:

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
  • La Brea Tar Pits
  • Park La Brea Center
  • Korean Cultural Center
  • Hancock Park Art Center
  • A+D Architecture and Design Museum
  • Craft & Folk Art Museum
  • Ace Gallery Los Angeles
  • Petersen Automotive Museum

Music:

Just a few blocks east on Wilshire, you’ll find the El Rey Theatre which plays hosts to traveling bands throughout the week. For tenants who have an ear for great music, the El Rey Theatre is a venue you can’t miss.

Work:

Cross over Wilshire Boulevard and you’re steps away from the offices of Fox Animation Studios, Oprah Winfrey Network LLC, CBS Radio, MRM Worldwide, AEG Live, and many more. The Miracle Mile is a hub for many of the city’s creative productions.

Eat:

The businesses that make up Miracle Mile also ensure that there is no shortage of restaurants.  Walk to The Counter, a build-it-yourself gourmet burger chain or head to one of the only two Marie Callender’s Grills (save room for dessert). For your morning caffeine fix (and breakfast), Black Dog Coffee is on Wilshire between Masselin Avenue and Hauser Boulevard.

If you’re in the mood for a salad that will change the way you think of leaves, then Mixt Greens will become your next big obsession. For an upscale dining experience, reserve a table at Ray’s and Stark Bar which is a part of the LACMA.

Royal Wetherly Apartments

The Royal Wetherly Apartments are located in West Hollywood and only a few blocks west of Beverly Grove and east of Beverly Hills. Tenants are never far from everything that L.A. has to offer.

Shop:

If you live at the Royal Wetherly Apartments, you will be a regular at the Ralphs grocery store because it’s directly across the street. Bristol Farms, another grocery store, with an emphasis on market freshness, is less than a block north. Both are convenient for all the times you may or may not want to actually cook.

Improve:

Just steps next door is the renowned Point De Vue, a full servicesalon dedicated to servicing the beauty needs of Los Angeles’s elite.

Eat:

Lemonade is a favorite of tenants at Royal Wetherly. It is a cross between a new-age lemonade stand and a health conscious cafeteria. Its West Hollywood location is the smallest one in Los Angeles but has an outdoor patio with plenty of seating. The menu changes daily and also features a standard list of options. Let’s not forget the lemonades. Choose from cucumber mint, guava limeade or an Arnold Palmer to complete your meal.

Experience:

After you finish dinner at Lemonade, stroll next door to the Trigg Ison Fine Art gallery. Its collection includes modern paintings and sculpture from European and American influences.

Now, you may never actually walk to any of these places, but it’s always great to know what’s nearby in case you want to head out for dinner or check out the exhibits at the LACMA. If the idea of walking after a long day of work doesn’t seem exciting, check out Uber and Lyft to get you where you want to go without the hassle of driving or finding a taxi. If you have any questions about the surrounding neighborhoods, check out the Los Angeles Time’s neighborhood map and LA Weekly’s calendar for events.