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Century City

Century City

Century City Real Estate – California 90067
About the City of Century City:

View of the Century City skyline from the Getty Center. Downtown Los Angeles (Bunker Hill district) can faintly be seen to the east of Century City.

Century City is a 176-acre commercial and residential district on the West Side of LA. It is bounded by Westwood on the west, Rancho Park on the southwest, Cheviot Hills and Beverlywood on the southeast, and the city of Beverly Hills on the northeast. Its major thoroughfares are Santa Monica, Olumpic and Pico Boulevards, as well as Avenue of the Stars and Century Park East and West.

Century City is an important business center, and many law firms and executives—particularly those with ties to the film, television, and music industries—have offices there.

Most popular condominium communities: The Century, Le Parc, Century Hill, Park Place, Century Towers, Century Park East & Century Woods.

Skyscrapers and other important landmarks

The high-rise buildings along Wilshire Boulevard known as “The Corridor” in Westwood appear to blend in with those of Century City when seen at a distance, although they are separated by over three-quarters of a mile.

Its gleaming high-rises stand in stark contrast to the small apartment buildings and single-family detached homes in the lower-density neighborhoods surrounding it, and were some of the first skyscrapers built in Los Angeles after the lifting of earthquake-related height restrictions in the early 1960s.

For many years it was home to the ABC Entertainment Center, which housed network operations for the ABC Television Network and the Shubert Theatre. They were demolished in 2004.

Some of the most recognized buildings in Century City include:

  • Fox Plaza, 20th Century Fox -headquarters most well known for being Nakatomi Plaza in the movie DIE HARD.
  • MGM Tower headquarters of the historic Hollywood studio
  • Century Plaza Towers – commonly referred to as the “Twin Towers”

History

At the southern end of Century City, Fox Plaza towers over the nearby neighborhoods.

Once a backlot of 20th Century Fox, which still has its headquarters just to the southwest, the Fox studio commissioned a master-plan development from Welton Beckett Associates, which was unveiled at a major press event on the “western” backlot in 1957. In 1961, after Fox suffered a string of expensive flops, culminating in the box-office disaster Cleopatra, the film studio sold about 180 acres to developer William Zeckendorf and Aluminum Co. of America, also known as Alcoa. The new owners conceived Century City as “a city within a city”. In 1963 the first building, Century City Gateway West, was complete.


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Century City

Century City Geographical Location

Century City Mapped Listings for Sale

Listing # 21760964
1 W Century Drive #38A Los Angeles, CA 90067
$19,900,000
Beds: 2
Baths: 2 | 3
Sq. Ft.: 5,254
Type: #21760964
Listing Courtesy of List By Cassandra Petersen Coldwell Banker Realty (CA DRE # shown above if in IDX data)
Listing # 22127385
1 W CENTURY Drive #34B Los Angeles, CA 90067
$9,499,000
Beds: 3
Baths: 5
Sq. Ft.: 3,430
Type: #22127385
Listing Courtesy of List By Wendi Bromley Keller Williams Studio City (CA DRE # shown above if in IDX data)
Listing # 22136977
2222 AVENUE OF THE STARS #2803 Los Angeles, CA 90067
$8,995,000
Beds: 3
Baths: 3
Sq. Ft.: 3,169
Type: #22136977
Listing Courtesy of List By Joshua Altman Douglas Elliman of California, Inc. (CA DRE # shown above if in IDX data)

Based on information from CRMLS and/or CLAW and/or CRISNet MLS as of June 29, 2022 2:03 AM PT. All data, including all measurements and calculations of area, is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MLS. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. IDX powered by iHomefinder, Inc.

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Homes Sold in Century City

Listing # 19494566
1 W CENTURY Drive #PH40 Los Angeles, CA 90067
SOLD: $21,600,000
Beds: 4
Baths: 5 | 3
Sq. Ft.: 9,290
Type: #19494566
Listing Courtesy of Seller's agent: Greg Holcomb - Compass - CA DRE # shown above if in IDX data Seller's co-agent: Cassandra Petersen Buyer's agent: James Harris - The Agency
Listing # 20615032
1 W CENTURY Drive #PH36B Los Angeles, CA 90067
SOLD: $12,250,000
Beds: 3
Baths: 4 | 1
Sq. Ft.: 6,180
Type: #20615032
Listing Courtesy of Seller's agent: Bachir Oueida - Douglas Elliman - CA DRE # shown above if in IDX data Buyer's agent: Tania Ferris - Coldwell Banker Realty
Listing # 21790784
1 W Century Drive #9A Los Angeles, CA 90067
SOLD: $7,995,000
Beds: 4
Baths: 6
Sq. Ft.: 4,560
Type: #21790784
Listing Courtesy of Seller's agent: Gayle Weiss - Nourmand & Associates-BH - CA DRE # shown above if in IDX data Seller's co-agent: Rochelle Maize Buyer's agent: Jane Gavens - Compass

Based on information from CRMLS and/or CLAW and/or CRISNet MLS as of June 29, 2022 2:03 AM PT. All data, including all measurements and calculations of area, is obtained from various sources and has not been, and will not be, verified by broker or MLS. All information should be independently reviewed and verified for accuracy. Properties may or may not be listed by the office/agent presenting the information. IDX powered by iHomefinder, Inc.

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