Welcome to View Park
An attractive, affluent neighborhood with stunning architecture and views
Perched near Baldwin Hills is View Park, a peaceful, affluent neighborhood with tall palm trees, warms breezes, and beautiful Spanish Colonial and Mediterranean-style houses. Developed from the early 1920 to the 1970s, this neighborhood is home to roughly 1,800 houses.
View Park was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places, making it undeniably the most extensive National Historic District in the U.S. View Park has everything you need, with an overabundance of public parks, dining spots, tourist attractions, excellent public and private schools, nightlife, entertainment, and more. You can also head out to the adjacent neighborhoods, including Culver City and Marina Del Rey for more amenities and attractions.
What to Love
- Community feeling and a strong sense of bond with locals
- Great schools with ease of access
- Various outdoor activities
View Park is a closely-knit community with friendly and accommodative residents who value a peaceful yet hip lifestyle. Its proximity to big cities like Ladera Heights, Inglewood, and Culver City gives the neighborhood a suburban feel. It is home to unparalleled inland beauty, year-round sunny beaches, and several parks and playgrounds, such as the Flavor Table, Ashwood Park, and Monteith Park.
In View Park, you can enjoy a peaceful picnic under the shade in the summer or take a stroll along the many trails on your weekend outings. Public transport is readily available thanks to quality commuter services from Los Angeles. There are eight bus stops in View Park, allowing residents to move conveniently around the neighborhood and into nearby towns and cities.
Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping
View Park boasts fun dining, shopping, and entertainment spots. You can grab your morning cup of coffee from Hilltop cafe. It is a cool little coffee shop in the neighborhood serving a diverse and cute menu including assorted coffees, chai or tumeric lattes, and especially drinks with almond or oat milk. You can also sample other delicacies, including açaí bowls with almond butter or agave, the lavender latte, or the avocado toast.
Sit down for a relaxed weekend at Jon and Vinny's Slauson and enjoy delicious Italian-inspired fare, including pasta and hand-tossed pizzas. It is a hidden gem with great views, a relaxing ambiance, delicious food, and excellent customer service. Residents love to order mouth-watering burgers at Simply Wholesome, a popular restaurant offering a rich menu, a great ambiance, and excellent service. You can also stop at La Louisanne for outstanding southern cuisine, such as stuffed catfish, jumbo shrimp, southern fried chicken, and stuffed crabs.
Things to Do
There is always something going down in the neighborhood, from exciting festivals and tours to camping. You can head to the nearby Reuben Ingold Park to enjoy great views and meet exercise enthusiasts of all ages and abilities. The adjacent Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area offers a rich list of amenities, including soccer fields, baseball diamonds, picnic tables, children's play areas, community centers, fitness courses, hiking trails, and more.
You can also use Valley Ridge Avenue hill for exercising and adventure hunting. Venice Beach is a colorful escape from the bustling city where you can sunbathe and interact with bodybuilders, fitness enthusiasts, and wacky performers.
The Los Angeles, Unified school district serves the View Park neighborhood. Top education opportunities in this neighborhood include:
The Seven Hills School, grades K-12
The Summit Country Day School, grades K-12
Ursuline Academy, grades 9-12
Covington Latin school, grades 7-12