Century City is a mostly business district in the city of Los Angeles, within the U.S. state of California. With less than 6,000 residents in the 176-acre Westside district, Century City is bordered by the communities of Westwood, Rancho Park, Cheviot Hills, Beverlywood, and the city of Beverly Hills. The main roads in the district include Santa Monica, Olympic, and Pico Boulevards, along with Avenue of the Stars, Century Park East, and Century Park West. The residential aspect of this district is mainly high-rise, luxury condominiums that have housed many of the rich and famous in the Los Angeles area.
Century City businesses center on the industries of television, music, film, luxury residents and hotels, and high-end shopping and dining. There are many high-rise office buildings in the area that offer traditional office space as well as options such as executive suites. These skyscrapers include The Century Towers, Westfield Century City, Century Plaza Hotel, Century Plaza Towers, Fox Plaza, Constellation Place, (or the MGM Tower), and SunAmerica Center. Companies in the area include Twentieth Century Fox, ZA Associates, SunAmerica, ABC, HBO, Houlihan Lokey, International Creative Management, International Lease Finance Corporation, the Century City News, Crystal Cruises, Creative Artists Agency, Moelis & Co, Canyon Capital Advisors, Ares Management, Imperial Capital, LLC, Korn/Ferry International, and Greenberg Glusker Fields Claman & Machtinger LLP.
Entertainment And Dining Out
The mainly business district of Century City offers entertainment options that include the nearby Hillcrest Country Club, The Cheviot Hills Tennis Courts, and the Los Angeles Country Club. Nearby, the Sony Pictures Studio offers a tour of stages used in productions such as the Wizard of Oz, Men in Black, and Spider-Man. Many of the Television Studios offer opportunities to see a live show. The Westfield Mall has 200 stores. Dining options in Century City include stand alone restaurants and those found in the areas hotels, such as X Bar, Lobby Court & Patio, and Breeze in the Hyatt Regency. Sendai serves Japanese cuisine, Plaza Edibles offers traditional American fare, City Deli is the place to go for delicious sandwiches and The Stand is the place to go for American burgers and hot dogs.
Century City is within thirty minutes of LAX, the Los Angeles International Airport. CityBus Line 6 connects directly to the Los Angeles Airport Transit Center. The Culver CityBus services provide public transportation in and around Culver City and Century City. There is a light rail line from Downtown Los Angeles to a terminal station at the Culver Junction near Venice and Robertson Boulevards in Culver City.