The neighborhood of Playa Del Rey is situated in the city of Los Angeles, California.
Despite the somewhat busy feel, there are a lot of green spaces to enjoy in Playa Del Rey. There are a few parks close by for residents to discover, including Del Rey Lagoon Park, making it easy to get to them from most locations within this part of the city. Finally, thanks to the presence of few people out and about on the streets, this part of the city is relatively quiet, although noise levels are higher closer to the airport (Los Angeles International Airport).
In Playa Del Rey, about 60% of buildings are large apartment buildings, while small apartment buildings and single detached homes are also present in the housing stock. This neighborhood also has quite a good variety of unit sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. The split between home owners and renters is about even. The median year of construction for properties in this neighborhood is 1976.
A grocery store is generally reachable within a rather short walk from any location in this neighborhood. In addition, it is convenient to reach the closest cafe on foot, for example along Culver Boulevard, and there are also a limited number of opportunities for those who care about nearby restaurants. Concerning education, in this neighborhood, residents will generally be able to reach both primary and secondary schools by walking. Besides public schools, there are private elementary and high schools.
Traveling on foot is reasonably practical for property owners in this part of the city, although common amenities such as hair salons or banks can be an occasionally long walk away. The public transit network in this area is rather poor. Nevertheless, the neighborhood is linked by a few bus lines, and bus stops are usually nearby. In contrast, the car is often the favored transportation option in Playa Del Rey. It is easy to park.