THE WESTSIDE LIFESTYLE
Camden Town is located on Sawtelle Boulevard in the heart “Sawtelle Japantown.”Sawtelle Boulevard in a vibrant neighborhood of housing, shops and restaurants that serve the gamut of Japanese cuisine.
Foodies flock to the area for its authenticity as well as for the culinary fusion.
Living here means walking or biking to grocery stores, stopping at the café or yogurt place during the day and belting out a tune at a Karaoke bar at night.
Sawtelle Boulevard received a Google Maps “very walkable” rating of 87 out of 100.
Santa Monica Boulevard, just one block north from Camden Town, boasts various independent restaurants, bookstores, video stores and theaters.
Other neighborhood services nearby include the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety, West Los Angeles Community Police Station, West Los Angeles Municipal Building, West Los Angeles Regional Branch Library, a US Post Office and schools.
The year round neighborhood’s Farmers Market takes place every Sunday from 9 am – 2 pm at Corinth and Purdue Avenues.
National chain stores, restaurants and movie theaters such as Bed, Bath and Beyond, Staples, Best Buy, Ralphs as well as The Landmark Theaters located in the Westside Pavilion shopping mall are also nearby.
Trader Joe’s and Walgreens are a few blocks away on Olympic Boulevard.
Sawtelle Boulevard is nestled between the City of Santa Monica to the West, Westwood and Brentwood to the North, Beverly Hills to the East and Venice and Culver City to the South.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
UCLA is a world-renowned public research university located in the Westwood neighborhood. UCLA is known worldwide for the breadth and quality of its academic, research, health care, cultural, continuing education and athletic programs.
UCLA is the leading arts and cultural center in the western U.S., hosting more than 1,000 visual and performing arts events each year. Venues include the UCLA Hammer Museum, Royce Hall, Geffen Playhouse, Freud Playhouse, Billy Wilder Theater and the Fowler Museum at UCLA.
Sawtelle Boulevard has great accessibility as three major thoroughfares bound it: Santa Monica Boulevard (east-west), the 405 freeway (north-south) and the 10 freeway (east-west).
The area is served by both the Santa Monica and Los Angeles International (LAX) airports, and several bus systems: Santa Monica Big Blue Bus, Culver City Bus and the local Metro and Rapid bus lines. Buses go regularly to UCLA, departing one block away from the building.
The new train station opening soon is close by at Olympic and Bundy.