North Hollywood

Grow a beard, wear a beanie, and sketch in ink in this creative-minded mecca just ten miles north of Hollywood.

Creative pursuits drive North Hollywood's artistic culture. In NoHo, you're welcome to blog with a beanie on while LA's next "it" girl practices her monologue at the cafe table next to you. By day, this San Fernando Valley neighborhood mixes a stylish thrift-store aesthetic with its curated retro-inspired atmosphere. By night, theatres glow neon, tumblers shake, and cocktails get two straws in this classically unrefined evening destination.

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On the Map

North Hollywood is bordered by Toluca Lake, Valley Village, Panorama City, Valley Glen, Sun Valley, and Burbank

  • Public transit is Possible
  • Having a car is Easy

LAX Airport: 40 minutes by car or 2 hours by public transit
Santa Monica Pier: 35 minutes by car
Hollywood Walk of Fame: 15 minutes by car
Venice Boardwalk: 40 minutes by car
The Grove: 25 minutes by car

Rising Stardom and Artistic Staying Power In the San Fernando Valley

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North of Hollywood but actually situated in San Fernando Valley's southern outskirts, this creative-minded neighborhood continues to attract cutting-edge cultural denizens.

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Nicknamed after SoHo, its New York City inspiration-neighborhood, NoHo's aesthetic is eclectic and unabashed.

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Street art, theatre marquees, and DIY posters for challenging galleries compose the neighborhood's artistic attitude.

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In North Hollywood, accessories are stylized.

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Street art translates from brick wall to wall decor.

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Cafes are your living room.

Pixel
The area is full of great restaurants, night life, and is in walking distance to the LA metro system, which will take you into Hollywood and Los Angeles."

Emmy-Worthy Entertainment In North Hollywood

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The NoHo Arts District stands at the epicenter of this walkable urban village.

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Theatres, playhouses, and the highest concentration of music venues this side of the Mississippi make their home in North Hollywood.

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NoHo's entertainment scene gives an Emmy-worthy performance.

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Curtain call.

Pixel
The neighborhood is quiet, with single family homes and easy parking on the street, no restrictions. Many theaters and bars nearby."

In-the-Know Dining In North Hollywood

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Hand-crafted, made-to-order, and locally-sourced cuisine defines North Hollywood's contemporary dining scene.

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Specialty hot-dog stands, sushi bars, and pour-over pie shops lend the neighborhood a culinarily hip atmosphere.

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Single-cup coffee.

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Single-slice pie.

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One single bite.

NoHo's Nightlife: Tiki Bars and Cocktail Lounges

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If NoHo's theatres, playhouses, and music venues don't provide enough nighttime entertainment, order a creative cocktail and lounge the hours away at one of the neighborhood's numerous Tiki Bars.

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Craft.

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Cocktail.

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Lounge.

Photography

Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:

Alyson captures a subject’s quirks and habits without invoking self-consciousness. She blends well with people from all walks of life due to her charming personality and spunky humor. She has taught photography at NYU Sternhardt School, Columbia University, The Ministry of Education in El Salvador, and at UCLA in Los Angeles, where she currently resides. Her clients include GQ, The NYTimes Magazine, Newsweek, Time, People, and The Wall Street Journal.

Alyson Aliano

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