West Adams, Los Angeles, CA

West Adams Neighborhood Guide Los Angeles, CA

About

West Adams, Los Angeles, California is a historic, diverse neighborhood in the central region of the city. Known for its large number of turn-of-the-century homes, it is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Los Angeles. The neighborhood is crossed by the Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) and is in proximity to the University of Southern California. It's also known for the West Adams Heritage Association which organizes historical tours in the area.

What You Will Love About West Adams, Los Angeles, California

  • You'll love the historic charm of the West Adams neighborhood, with its preserved architectural splendors from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
  • The neighborhood boasts an array of culturally diverse restaurants and bohemian coffee shops that are great for exploring.
  • West Adams offers easy access to major highways making commuting a breeze.
  • It's a vibrant, artistic community with a multitude of galleries and theaters contributing to the local creative scene.

What’s Nearby

West Adams is close to downtown Los Angeles and is a stone's throw away from the University of Southern California. The famous Los Angeles County Museum of Art and La Brea Tar Pits Museum are also within a short driving distance. Culver City, a popular destination for dining and entertainment, is located west of West Adams.

Lifestyle

The lifestyle in West Adams is a blend of historic charm and modern, urban living. It's perfect for those who appreciate architectural history and prefer a tight-knit, diverse community. The neighborhood hosts frequent cultural and community events, maintaining a lively and engaged atmosphere year-round.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 214 restaurants, 78 grocery stores, and 26 parks within a mile of the West Adams neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Ranch Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.3 miles

    5212 W Adams Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Longs Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    4876 W Adams Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Superior Grocers

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    3480 S La Brea Ave

  • GROCERY
    Advance Food Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    5469 W Adams Blvd

  • GROCERY
    El Oaxaqueño Imports

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    5500 W Adams Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Ralphs

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    5080 Obama Blvd

West Adams Apartments and Rentals

334 Rental properties in West Adams, Los Angeles, CA.

  • The Parker property

    $2,499+

    The Parker

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    477–1110 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • The Collection at Baldwin property

    $1,700+

    The Collection at Baldwin

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    500–1250 Sqft

    8 Units Available

  • Lafayette Place property

    $2,695+

    Lafayette Place

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    650–1050 Sqft

    2 Units Available

  • Residence at Woodlake property

    $2,250+

    Residence at Woodlake

    1–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    825–1095 Sqft

    4 Units Available

  • South Hayworth Lofts property

    $3,575

    South Hayworth Lofts

    1–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    900–1250 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • Hi Point Townhomes property

    Contact for Price

    Hi Point Townhomes

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    991 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
49.2%
5.3%
utilities
0.9%
27.5%
food
7.5%
5.1%
transportation
5.2%
36.9%
healthcare
11.6%
0.5%

West Adams Demographics

people in their homes

West Adams Reviews

people smiling
  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Nearby Parks

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Good Place To Raise A Family

    Yes

    Say 7 of 7 renters

  • Near Grocery Stores

    Yes

    Say 6 of 7 renters

  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 5 of 7 renters

West Adams Transportation

walk bike and transit

Very Walkable

77/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

67/100
Bike Score®

Good Transit

60/100
2 bus stops, 5 train stops, 1 other stop

Metro Rail - Expo/La Brea/Ethel Bradley Station (E)

Train Stop

5060 Exposition Blvd

Farmdale Station

Train Stop

4420 Exposition Blvd

MV Transportation

Other

5420 W Jefferson Blvd

Source: foursquare.com

West Adams Schools

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