West Adams is a neighborhood within Los Angeles, California.
The character of West Adams is exemplified by its slower-paced ambience. It is easy to access green spaces in the neighborhood since there are a few of them close by for residents to visit. This part of Los Angeles is quiet overall, as the streets are generally peaceful - although there are still several noisier areas, especially near Santa Monica Freeway.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing around 45% of the dwellings in West Adams, while large apartment buildings and small apartment buildings are the main alternatives in the housing stock. A majority of the housing growth in this neighborhood took place pre-1960. This part of Los Angeles has a selection of housing size options, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Renters occupy around 60% of the properties in West Adams and 40% are occupied by owners.
It is straightforward to access both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from most properties for sale in West Adams. In addition, those who like to dine in restaurants will have a good number of choices, and property owners benefit from a few cafes as well. It is also convenient to reach a selection of clothing stores on foot, for instance along Crenshaw Boulevard. With regards to education, residents will welcome the short distance from both primary and secondary schools, which are within walking distance from vast majority homes for sale in this neighborhood. Locals benefit from public and private elementary schools.
This area offers home buyers several alternative methods of transportation. With around 10 nearby bus lines, the public transit system in this part of Los Angeles is reasonably practical. The preferred method of transportation in West Adams is often a car. Parking is easy, and most homes for sale are a short drive from the nearest highway, such as Santa Monica Freeway. It is convenient for pedestrians to move around in this neighborhood; most day-to-day needs are easy to meet on foot, and a fair number of businesses of different types can be found as well.