Hollywood is a suburb of Los Angeles, in the state of California, in the United States. It is situated 3 miles north west of downtown Los Angeles. This is a business and residential area, as well as a popular tourist destination. Tourism in the area is centered on Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood Boulevard, and Melrose Avenue. Hollywood Blvd is popular for those interested in entertainment history; Sunset Blvd is the center of the area nightlife, restaurants, and clubs; while Melrose Avenue is a popular destination due to its shopping, nightlife, and eclectic atmosphere.
Hollywood’s economy is dependent on the entertainment industry and tourism. Businesses of note in the district include Paramount Studios, Capitol Records, the retail store Frederick’s of Hollywood, and several theaters and museums. There are many office buildings and locations for serviced offices in Hollywood.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Hollywood, including the theme park Universal Studios Hollywood, the Magic Castle, the street corner Hollywood and Vine, Charlie Chaplin Studios, and Cinerama Dome. Theaters located in Hollywood include Dolby Theatre, Earl Carroll Theatre (currently Nickelodeon on Sunset), El Capitan Theatre, Gibson Amphitheatre, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, and Grauman’s Egyptian Theatre. Dining options in Hollywood include W Hollywood, Greenblatt’s Deli, Baby Blues BBQ, Lola’s, Geisha House, and Katsuya Hollywood. Delphine is a stylish bistro where you can find delicious French influenced dishers including fresh east coast oysters and steak frites.
There are several major airports near Hollywood, California. They include Bob Hope Airport, a domestic airport in Burbank, California located 9 miles from the center of Hollywood, CA. Another major airport in the area is Los Angeles International Airport, offering international and domestic flights from Los Angeles, California, situated 24 miles from Hollywood. The area of Hollywood is served by the bus and subway system for Los Angeles as well as interstate 10.