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About the Sunset Strip Area of the Hollywood Hills West.

The Sunset Strip is the name given to the mile and a half stretch of Sunset Boulevard that passes through West Hollywood, California. It extends from West Hollywood’s eastern border with Hollywood at Crescent Heights Boulevard, to its western border with Beverly Hills at Doheny Drive. The Strip is probably the best known portion of Sunset, embracing a premier collection of boutiques, restaurants, rock clubs, and nightclubs that are on the cutting edge of the entertainment industry. It is also known for its trademark array of huge, colorful billboards and has developed a notoriety as a hang out for rock stars, movie stars and entertainers. The premiere section being the Bird Streets then Sunset Plaza.

History

As the Strip lies outside of the Los Angeles city limits and was an unincorporated area under the jurisdiction of the County of Los Angeles, the area fell under the less-vigilant jurisdiction of the Sheriff’s Department rather than the heavy hand of the LAPD. It was illegal to gamble in the city, but legal in the county. This fostered the building of a rather wilder concentration of nightlife than Los Angeles would tolerate, and in the 1920s a number of nightclubs and casinos moved in along the Strip, which attracted movie people to this less-restricted area; alcohol was served in back rooms during Prohibition.

Glamour and glitz defined the Strip in the 1930s and the 1940s, as its renowned restaurants and clubs became a playground for the rich and famous. There were movie legends and power brokers, and everyone who was anyone danced to stardom at such legendary clubs as Ciro’s, the Mocambo and the Trocadero. Some of its expensive nightclubs and restaurants were said to be owned by gangsters like Mickey Cohen. Other spots on the strip associated with Hollywood include the Garden of Allah apartments — Hollywood quarters for transplanted writers like Robert Benchley, Dorothy Parker, and F. Scott Fitzgerald — and Schwab’s Drug Store.

By the early 1960s, the Strip lost favor with the majority of movie people, but its restaurants, bars and clubs continued to serve as an attraction for locals and out-of-town visitors. In the mid-1960s and the 1970s it became a major gathering-place for the counterculture — and the scene of the Sunset Strip curfew riots in the summer of 1966, involving police and crowds of hippies, serving as the inspiration for the Buffalo Springfield song “For What It’s Worth”.

Go-Go dancers performed at such spots as the famous Whisky a Go Go. Bands like The Doors, The Byrds, Love, The Seeds, Frank Zappa, and many others played at clubs like the aforetomentioned Whisky a Go Go, Roxy, Pandora’s Box and the London Fog.

As the Strip became a haven for musical artists in the 1960s and 1970s, the Hyatt West Hollywood, as it is known today, became a hotel of legend. Many musicians lived or stayed at the hotel for the easy access to the live music venues on Sunset Boulevard. This is how the hotel became known by names such as the “Riot Hyatt” and the “Riot House”, thus serving as a redolent location for the Cameron Crowe film Almost Famous.

In the early 1970s a popular hangout for glam rock musicians and groupies was Rodney Bingenheimer’s English Disco. The Strip continued to be a major focus for punk rock and New Wave during the late 1970s, and it became the center of the colorful glam metal scene throughout the 1980s. The 1979 Donna Summer song “Sunset People” from the album Bad Girls, was about the nightlife on Sunset Boulevard. With the increase in rents in the area during the 1980s, however, and the decline of the glam metal scene in the early 1990s, the Sunset Strip ceased to be a major area for up and coming rock bands without industry sponsorship. The adoption of “pay to play” tactics, in which bands were charged a fee to play at clubs like the Roxy, the Whisky and Gazzari’s (now the The Key Club) also diminished the appeal to rock bands other than as an industry showcase. The music industry dominates clubs on the Strip such as those mentioned above, and only major acts perform at the House of Blues. Thus, during the 1990s, the center of more alternative music activity in Los Angeles shifted further east to areas like Silverlake, Los Feliz and Echo Park. The “Riot Hyatt”, still continues to be a favorite with bands today, such as Justin Timberlake, Breaking Point, and Timbaland, for its continual easy access to live music venues, including The Whisky, Roxy, and House of Blues

In November 1984, voters in West Hollywood passed a proposal on the ballot to incorporate and the area became an independent city. Increasingly, the western end of the Strip is occupied by office buildings, mostly catering to the entertainment industry, and expensive hotels. This area seems to have become an adjunct of Beverly Hills only with more nightlife activity, much of it upscale.

In the evening, the Strip is a vibrant slash of neon, a virtual traffic jam of young cruisers on weekends and a mecca for people-watchers and celebrity wannabes.

The Sunset Strip is also home to various creative companies such as Eleventh Hour. Creative people from all over the city congregate here for the unique Hollywood atmosphere for both networking, as well.

Many celebrities can still be seen on the Strip, especially on its western end, and quite a few live in the area, particularly the nearby Hollywood Hills and Laurel Canyon.

Today the Strip contains some of the most exclusive condominium complexes on the West Coast. However the most coveted residences are the celebrity-studded hills above the Sunset Strip. Accessible by only a handful of streets and aggressively patrolled by security, this ultra-exclusive neighborhood of multi-million homes above the Sunset Strip provide the ultimate in seclusion, luxury, and staggering views of the entire L.A. basin. The highest concentration of celebrities living in Los Angeles are in this part of the Hollywood Hills, located just above Sunset Boulevard, from Kings Road, to Sunset Plaza Drive, to Doheny Drive. Homes generally range from $3-22 million.

Some celebrities living in the Hollywood Hills above the Sunset Strip include Cameron Diaz, Paris Hilton, Kylie Minogue, Leo DiCaprio, Megan Mullaly, Keanu Reeves, Byron Allen, Ryan Phillipe, Buck Henry, Dido, Jose Eber and Nicky Hilton.

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  1. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Lot size: 20,332 sqft
    Days on market: 29
  2. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,776 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.40 ac
    Year built: 1939
    Days on market: 29
  3. 6 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,755 sq ft
    Lot size: 20,174 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 8
  4. 5 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 8,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,533 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Days on market: 2
  5. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 5,107 sq ft
    Lot size: 41,554 sqft
    Year built: 1963
    Days on market: 19
  6. 3 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,392 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Days on market: 48
  7. 5 beds, 5 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 5,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,661 sqft
    Year built: 1959
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 52
  8. 3 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,803 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,812 sqft
    Year built: 1963
    Days on market: 229
  9. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,245 sq ft
    Lot size: 24,142 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Parking spots: 8
    Days on market: 47
  10. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,307 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Days on market: 12
  11. 6 beds, 2 full, 5 part baths
    Home size: 7,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,529 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Days on market: 80
  12. 5 beds, 7 full baths
    Home size: 5,474 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.28 ac
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 54
  13. 7 beds, 11 full baths
    Home size: 10,466 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.19 ac
    Year built: 1928
    Parking spots: 10
    Days on market: 72
  14. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 5,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,084 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 19
  15. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,717 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,025 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Days on market: 10
  16. 5 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 5,275 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,750 sqft
    Year built: 2013
    Days on market: 120
  17. 4 beds, 4 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 5,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,757 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Days on market: 131
  18. 6 beds, 5 full, 2 part baths
    Lot size: 1.55 ac
    Year built: 2007
    Days on market: 117
  19. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Lot size: 9,795 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 117
  20. 4 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 3,540 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,254 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Days on market: 921
  21. 3 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,322 sqft
    Year built: 2011
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 12
  22. 5 beds, 9 full baths
    Home size: 9,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 23,480 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Days on market: 37
  23. 3 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,371 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,507 sqft
    Year built: 2010
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 61
  24. 6 beds, 8 full baths
    Lot size: 8,376 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Days on market: 24
  25. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,019 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 73
  26. 6 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 6,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,019 sqft
    Year built: 1969
    Parking spots: 2
    Days on market: 73
  27. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,855 sq ft
    Lot size: 27,075 sqft
    Year built: 1964
    Days on market: 109
  28. 6 beds, 7 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 7,555 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,797 sqft
    Year built: 1950
    Days on market: 72
  29. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,120 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,285 sqft
    Year built: 1962
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 99
  30. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,221 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,151 sqft
    Year built: 1936
    Days on market: 26
  31. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,800 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,930 sqft
    Year built: 1924
    Days on market: 15
  32. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 3,627 sq ft
    Lot size: 35,251 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Days on market: 17
  33. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Lot size: 20,000 sqft
    Year built: 1949
    Days on market: 547
  34. 5 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,290 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,149 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Days on market: 15
  35. 3 beds, 1 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 4,890 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,942 sqft
    Year built: 2014
    Days on market: 31
  36. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,804 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,784 sqft
    Year built: 1938
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 281
  37. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,471 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,512 sqft
    Year built: 2003
    Parking spots: 5
    Days on market: 15
  38. 3 beds, 3 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 5,582 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,986 sqft
    Year built: 1995
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 64
  39. 4 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,285 sq ft
    Lot size: 25,206 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 241
  40. 3 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,930 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,643 sqft
    Days on market: 138
  41. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,350 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,076 sqft
    Year built: 1978
    Parking spots: 3
    Days on market: 193
  42. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,380 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,151 sqft
    Year built: 1940
    Days on market: 24
  43. 6 beds, 7 full baths
    Home size: 5,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,000 sqft
    Year built: 1916
    Days on market: 78
  44. 5 beds, 6 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 7,699 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,415 sqft
    Year built: 1982
    Days on market: 130
  45. 6 beds, 8 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 7,135 sq ft
    Lot size: 4,732 sqft
    Year built: 1989
    Parking spots: 7
    Days on market: 135
  46. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Home size: 4,313 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,052 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Days on market: 54
  47. 5 beds, 5 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 4,990 sq ft
    Lot size: 28,353 sqft
    Year built: 1967
    Parking spots: 6
    Days on market: 68
  48. 3 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 4,096 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,942 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Days on market: 68
  49. 4 beds, 2 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 4,285 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,919 sqft
    Year built: 1990
    Days on market: 31
  50. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 4,538 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,030 sqft
    Year built: 1988
    Parking spots: 4
    Days on market: 48

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  1. 8 beds, 8 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 13,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.10 ac
    Year built: 2013
    Parking spots: 25
  2. 6 beds, 8 baths
    Home size: 9,204 sq ft
    Lot size: 3.01 ac
    Year built: 1990
  3. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Lot size: 20,327 sqft
    Year built: 2014
  4. 3 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,917 sq ft
    Lot size: 29,275 sqft
    Year built: 1955
  5. 11 beds, 8 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 10,026 sq ft
    Lot size: 10.28 ac
    Year built: 1924
  6. 6 beds, 7 baths
    Home size: 7,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 27,639 sqft
    Year built: 1962
  7. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 27,137 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 4
  8. 5 beds, 7 baths
    Home size: 7,641 sq ft
    Lot size: 37,188 sqft
    Year built: 1987
    Parking spots: 18
  9. 4 beds, 3 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 3,740 sq ft
    Lot size: 35,524 sqft
    Year built: 1975
  10. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,392 sqft
    Year built: 1976
  11. 5 beds, 7 baths
    Home size: 9,811 sq ft
    Lot size: 16.16 ac
    Year built: 1995
  12. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,750 sq ft
    Lot size: 26,770 sqft
    Year built: 1966
  13. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,542 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,078 sqft
    Year built: 1962
  14. 4 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,263 sq ft
    Lot size: 8,596 sqft
    Year built: 2008
    Parking spots: 8
  15. 6 beds, 4 full, 3 part baths
    Lot size: 33,760 sqft
    Year built: 2014
  16. 3 beds, 1 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 3,532 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,647 sqft
    Year built: 1961
    Parking spots: 4
  17. 5 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 8,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 34,375 sqft
    Year built: 1996
    Parking spots: 8
  18. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 10,980 sqft
    Year built: 2005
    Parking spots: 4
  19. 7 beds, 7 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 8,835 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.98 ac
    Year built: 1925
    Parking spots: 8
  20. 3 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,118 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,844 sqft
    Year built: 1960
  21. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,036 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,289 sqft
    Year built: 1964
    Parking spots: 3
  22. 5 beds, 6 full baths
    Lot size: 16,920 sqft
    Year built: 2007
    Parking spots: 4
  23. 5 beds, 3 full, 4 part baths
    Home size: 5,283 sq ft
    Lot size: 21,421 sqft
    Year built: 1916
    Parking spots: 15
  24. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,664 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,865 sqft
    Year built: 1961
  25. 4 beds, 5 full baths
    Lot size: 15,484 sqft
    Parking spots: 2
  26. 5 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 9,837 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.59 ac
    Year built: 1992
    Parking spots: 30
  27. 3 beds, 3 full, 2 part baths
    Lot size: 12,324 sqft
    Year built: 1960
    Parking spots: 3
  28. 4 beds, 4 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 4,261 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.02 ac
    Year built: 1938
  29. 5 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 5,600 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,030 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Parking spots: 2
  30. 5 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 5,448 sq ft
    Lot size: 17,433 sqft
    Year built: 1936
  31. 5 beds, 4 full, 2 part baths
    Home size: 6,060 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,649 sqft
    Year built: 1935
  32. 5 beds, 6 baths
    Lot size: 9,878 sqft
    Year built: 1988
  33. 5 beds, 5 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 33,019 sqft
    Year built: 1948
    Parking spots: 5
  34. 4 beds, 6 full baths
    Home size: 5,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,605 sqft
    Year built: 2008
  35. 4 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 15,548 sqft
    Year built: 1954
    Parking spots: 4
  36. 5 beds, 3 full, 3 part baths
    Home size: 5,854 sq ft
    Lot size: 7,867 sqft
    Year built: 1985
    Parking spots: 9
  37. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 4,446 sq ft
    Lot size: 16,250 sqft
  38. 3 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Lot size: 6,925 sqft
    Year built: 2009
  39. 3 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 3,500 sq ft
    Lot size: 2.06 ac
    Year built: 2003
  40. 3 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 2,658 sq ft
    Lot size: 27,039 sqft
    Year built: 1969
  41. 6 beds, 8 baths
    Home size: 5,188 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.28 ac
    Year built: 1922
    Parking spots: 20
  42. 4 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,884 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,554 sqft
    Year built: 1958
    Parking spots: 4
  43. 4 beds, 3 full baths
    Home size: 2,717 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,025 sqft
    Year built: 1960
  44. 3 beds, 4 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 4,200 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,723 sqft
    Year built: 1951
    Parking spots: 2
  45. 4 beds, 6 baths
    Home size: 6,687 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,740 sqft
    Year built: 2001
    Parking spots: 6
  46. 4 beds, 3 full, 1 part baths
    Home size: 3,840 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.21 ac
    Year built: 1979
    Parking spots: 6
  47. 5 beds, 4 full baths
    Home size: 3,650 sq ft
    Lot size: 19,595 sqft
    Year built: 1940
  48. 4 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 5,300 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,104 sqft
    Year built: 1976
    Parking spots: 3
  49. 2 beds, 2 full baths
    Home size: 2,962 sq ft
    Lot size: 10,779 sqft
    Year built: 1983
    Parking spots: 2
  50. 4 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 4,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 5,614 sqft
    Year built: 1961

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