The neighborhood of Mid City West is located within the city of Los Angeles, California.
Mid City West has a character that appeals to a fairly diverse group of people. Finding bustling streets in this neighborhood is very easy. Although the nightlife is limited, there are many people around most of the time, and there is a wide variety of entertainment venues. Beverly Boulevard is among the most active streets in this part of Los Angeles. Mid City West is quiet, as there are usually low levels of noise from traffic. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover, such as Rosewood Park and La Cienega Park, and they are very well-distributed, making them easy to get to.
In Mid City West, roughly 45% of the dwellings are large apartment buildings, whereas the remainder are mainly small apartment buildings and single detached homes. This neighborhood has a variety of housing sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around three quarters of the properties in the neighborhood are occupied by renters while the rest are occupied by owners. Most of the houses available in the housing market in this area were built pre-1960, when a large proportion of the housing growth took place.
Home owners will value that wherever their property is located in this neighborhood, both primary and secondary schools are close by. In addition to public schools, there are private elementary and high schools. Regarding eating, a general and a specialty grocery store is always only a very short walk away in Mid City West. Likewise, owing to 450-odd restaurants and cafes in this area, there is typically a spot to get a meal or a beverage just around the corner. It is also a very short walk to a great variety of clothing stores, for instance on Robertson Boulevard.
Home buyers in this neighborhood are provided with various choices to get around without using a car. Traveling on foot is especially convenient for residents in Mid City West; most common errands can be run without needing to resort to a car, and there are also innumerable businesses close by. The public transit service in this neighborhood is reasonably good. For example, there are around 10 bus lines crossing the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far away from most properties. On the other hand, this neighborhood is not especially car friendly as the majority of homes for sale are a very long car ride from the nearest highway, and almost none of the street network is built for cars.