Hollywood Neighborhoods and Communities
On February 16, 2005, California Assembly Members Jackie Goldberg and Paul Koretz introduced a bill to require California to keep specific records on Hollywood as if it were independent, although it is not the typical practice of the City of Los Angeles to establish specific boundaries for districts or neighborhoods. For this to be done, the boundaries were defined. The bill was unanimously supported by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles City Council. Assembly Bill 588 was approved by the Governor of California on August 28, 2006, and now the district of Hollywood has official borders. The border can be loosely described as the area surrounding West Hollywood to the border of Beverly Hills, south of Mulholland Drive, Laurel Canyon, Cahuenga Boulevard, and Barham Boulevard, and south of the cities of Burbank and Glendale, north of Melrose Avenue and west of the Golden State Freeway and Hyperion Avenue. This includes all of Griffith Park and Los Feliz – two areas that were hitherto considered separate from Hollywood by most Angelenos. The population of the district, including Los Feliz, as of the 2000 census was 123,436 and the median household income was $33,409 in 1999.
- Cahuenga Pass
- Hollywood Hills
- Beachwood Canyon
- Hollywood Heights
- Laurel Canyon
- Mount Olympus
- Nichols Canyon
- Outpost Estates
- Sunset Hills
- Whitley Heights
- East Hollywood
- Little Armenia
- Thai Town
- Virgil Village
- Melrose District
- Melrose Hill
- Spaulding Square
- Yucca Corridor
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