Hancock Park is a historic and affluent residential neighborhood in the central region of the City of Los Angeles. It is built around the grounds of the private golf club, named Wilshire Country Club.
Hancock Park is flanked by Hollywood to the north, Larchmont and Windsor Square to the east, Koreatown to the southeast, Mid-Wilshire to the south and southwest and Fairfax to the west. Street boundaries are Melrose Avenue on the north, Arden Boulevard on the east, Wilshire Boulevard on the south and La Brea Avenue on the west.
Developed in the 1920s, by the Hancock family with profits earned from oil drilling in the former Rancho La Brea, the neighborhood is deeply historical and features architecturally distinctive and massive residences with extraordinary carved facades, spacious rooms, stained glass windows and extensive lawns and gardens.
The architectural style is quite diverse, including large two-story homes of Mediterranean, Spanish Revival, Colonial, French and English Tudor.
Hancock Park is protected by its status as an HPOZ (Historical Preservation Overlay Zone), because it has been designed by some of the most famous architects in the USA between the 1920s and 1930s.
It’s a vey convenient place to live because it is located minutes away from Beverly Hills, Downtown Los Angeles, Hollywood and freeway access to the San Fernando Valley,
Hancock Park neighborhood has been home to many celebrities, artists, top executives, doctors and attorneys such as Antonio Banderas, Melanie Griffith, Lana Del Rey, Nat King Cole, Eric Eisner and Bruce Feirstein…and many others.
If Hancock Park luxury real estate sounds appealing to you, or if you need more information about Hancock Park properties for sale do not hesitate to contact me to learn which properties are available and get one step closer to finding your ultimate dream home.
Quick Facts :
– Around 1,59 square miles size
– Population around 7,000 people
– ZIP Code 90004 – 90005 – 90010 – 90020 – 90036
– A five-minute drive to Beverly Hills and West Hollywood
– 30 minutes away from beaches of Santa Monica and Pacific Palisades