Explore the Westside
The Westside is Los Angeles at its most upscale and glamorous. Meetings here offer proximity to major medical, entertainment and federal government hubs. Many of L.A.’s most acclaimed, luxurious hotels can be found in the Westside, which boasts a wide variety of meeting and event venues for flawless events. From Culver City’s hip arts district to Museum Row, to Brentwood’s fine dining, the Westside features luxury-brand shopping, world-class cultural attractions and endless entertainment.
Born from the backlot of historic Fox Studios, Century City is home to gleaming high rises and luxe hotels, where movers and shakers work and play. Its most recognizable landmark is Fox Plaza, better known as the “Die Hard” building. Bordering Beverly Hills and Westwood, Century City features the bustling Westfield Century City, an open air shopping mecca. The intimate Annenberg Space for Photography is a unique showcase for the art of photography. Dining choices range from casual cafes to Tom Colicchio’s Craft.
Visit Culver City, one of L.A.'s most expansive, historic and scenic neighborhoods. Learn about its legacy in the film industry through Culver Studios and touring the Sony Pictures Studio, which was the original MGM Studios. Peruse the Helms Bakery District for its eclectic mix of bookstores, furniture stores, and top notch dining Scale the Baldwin Hills Scenic Overlook with its 360-degree views and nature trails. Those looking for retail therapy can hit up the nearby 3-story shopping mall.
Formerly known as Little Osaka, Sawtelle Japantown is a slice of Japanese culture on the Westside located minutes from UCLA, Santa Monica and Culver City. The historic neighborhood has become a foodie paradise, home to authentic Japanese restaurants, modern eateries, artisan coffee and ramen shops like the wildly popular Tsujita. Eclectic shopping includes the pop culture emporium Giant Robot, vintage fashion, Japanese design and historic nurseries. After hours, enjoy sake pubs and karaoke studios.
Step into Mid City Los Angeles, which is not just the geographical center, but the cultural, art and dining hub of the city. Be in the audience of The Price is Right at CBS Television City. Stroll through the La Brea Tar Pits and peruse the impressive collection of exhibits at the L.A. County Museum of Art. Shop at The Grove and grab a bite at The Original Farmer's Market. End your day with a show at The El Rey.