Located in northeastern Los Angeles, Mount Washington is set in the San Raphael Hills, close to the Pasadena Freeway and I-5. Residents of this neighborhood are close to nature at the nearby Ernest E. Debs Regional Park as well as Elyria Canyon Park. Mount Washington Los Angeles has historic beginnings and is home to one of the steepest streets in the Los Angeles area. Ranked as one of the best neighborhoods in Los Angeles, it is clean, green and serene, with a lack of heavy Los Angeles traffic and noise and the winding Los Angeles River nearby.
With affordable pricing, one bedroom apartments in Mount Washington Los Angeles start at about $875. Typical amenities of this area include gated access, balconies, views of the San Raphael Hills or river views, and covered parking. While Mount Washington Los Angeles apartments are more affordable that other areas, you'll want to consider the longer commute that you'll have in this area as an additional expense to budget for.
You will be close to the abundant dining options on N. Figueroa Street. Affordable Mexican fare is popular here, with El Atacor, where you can savor fried potato tacos, and La Abeja nearby. Chico's offers Mexican seafood specialties, or Verdugo has amazing selection of beer. Pizza and coffee houses are also on Figueroa, and neighboring areas, such as Montecito Heights or Cypress Park, have abundant restaurant choices.
The Montecito Heights Recreation Center is a short distance from home and is located within Debs Regional Park. Mt. Washington is home to the Southwest Museum of the American Indian, where you can see Pueblo pottery, historic beadwork or paintings of the old West as well as visit their inclusive research library. Spiritual seeking residents will enjoy living close to the Self Realization Fellowship, founded by Yogananda in 1920; their lush gardens are free to wander and enjoy.
And if you are a die-hard Dodgers fan, living close to Dodgers Stadium is one of the benefits apartments in Mount Washington Los Angeles. Moreover, shopping is nearby, with Home Depot and banks and groceries stores close to home near N.Figueroa Street.
Apartments in Mount Washington usually allow both cats and dogs, so Rover and Kitty will feel welcome. Take Rover for walks at Elyria Canyon Park, up and down the hilly streets or on one of the nearby paths that will provide great views. A short distance from the area, you will find the Avenue 26 Small Pet Hospital, where your pets will have the finest of care.
The Metro Heritage Square Gold Line Station is nearby and has parking for your vehicle while you are at work. The Lincoln Express is another option for a ride into downtown LA. Driving choices include the Arroyo Seco Parkway and the Golden State Freeway, both close to Mount Washington.
Your children might attend Mount Washington Elementary School, very highly rated and close to your new apartment. Loreto Street Elementary School and Dorris Place Elementary School are other options. Mount Vista Elementary School, Glassel Park Elementary, Glen Alta Elementary, Latona Avenue Elementary and others are public schools that are part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Private schools include Our Lady of Guadalupe Rosehill School and Sycamore Grove Elementary School. Early College Academy for Leaders and Scholars is another fine public school choice here.