About This Listing
LESS THAN 2 miles from Universal City
LESS THAN 10 mins to Burbank Airport
LESS THAN 1 mile from three major freeway entrances
900 sq ft 1-bedroom apartment walking distance to NoHo Arts District
Guest house in back of 3-unit property
1 off-street parking space
Brightly lit with large windows in every room
Private Washer/Dryer unit
Central air and heat
Separate dining area
Part carpet, part linoleum
Queen size real bed + queen size air mattress
Large closet and chest of drawers
Full bath with amenities closest
50" flat screen TV w/ cable
Full kitchen with stove/oven, fridge and microwave
Private back yard with table, chair swing & grill
WiFi & wifi printer/copier/scanner
Fun extras: XBox, ice cream maker and karaoke machine!!!
Getting to know the North Hollywood (NoHo) Arts District isn’t difficult. Just think of it as an urban cocktail of bohemian and yuppie with a twist of edginess, an enclave of all things artistic — painting, ceramics, theatre, even television. But at its heart, NoHo is an artist’s community, and it’s becoming more and more close-knit, drawing visitors and locals who have art in their blood.
“You can stroll along the street and see a real variety of people,” says Nancy Bianconi, the publisher of (website hidden). “You can see actors rehearsing their lines together, you’ll see dancers figuring out their dance patterns, you’ll see guitarists practicing their music.”
New residential developments are attracting more tenants. New businesses and restaurants — best described as über-eclectic — are setting up shop here. More and more people are utilizing the Metro to get here. And most importantly, the arts scene is simply exploding.
In particular, the NoHo Arts District has made its claim to fame as a major performing arts powerhouse, offering a concentration of 22 live theatres. The theatres present the classics as well as new, experimental works. Because of their limited size, NoHo theatres possess an intimacy that’s difficult to find elsewhere.
The centerpiece of the theatre scene is undoubtedly the El Portal Theatre, which originally opened in 1926 as a vaudeville and silent movie theatre. Its historic art deco marquee still shines proudly to this day. The structure houses three live theatres, with 42, 95 and 350 seats, as well as its own art gallery, the Judith Kaufman Gallery.
Deaf West Theatre shares in NoHo's share of history, featuring deaf, hard-of-hearing actors as voice and American Sign Language are incorporated into poignant productions.
In addition to the area’s reputable theatre scene, it’s also the eclectic mix of art that makes it so special. Artists often gather around the NoHo Arts Center and Lankershim Arts Center, two of the area’s most well-known cultural landmarks. Artists continually show their work at NoHo Gallery LA, part of the Lankershim Arts Center's diverse selection of displays. Despite the wide array of mediums, there’s always one thing in common: the art continually pushes the limits.
As a testimony to NoHo’s variety, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences — home to the Emmy Awards — also resides in the district. The organization pays tribute to many television personalities, including Carol Burnett, Johnny Carson, Bill Cosby and Mary Tyler Moore, with bronze sculptures in an open-air garden, which also features a 27-foot replica of the Emmy Award.
Millennium Dance Complex is also a popular spot for visitors, as the dance studio has hosted regular sessions with celebrities such as Britney Spears, Janet Jackson and Wade Robson.
Perhaps the best part of NoHo is the interaction between its artists and the community, something that visitors can experience through NoHo Tours. Participants can become artists or dancers for a day, or mingle with actors backstage after seeing a play.
Visitors can see this hands-on attitude at NoHo’s arts festivals. Once a year in mid-May, the two-day NoHo Theatre and Arts Festival, the largest of its kind in California, celebrates with live music on outdoor stages, free plays and vignettes in its theatres. And each fall, the NoHo Scene Festival draws some 10,000 visitors to showcase the district’s artistic flavor.
The festivals highlight the kind of work that happens every day in the NoHo Arts District, so no matter what time of year, intrepid art and a strong community are in store for the curious visitor.
Guests have access to all items listed.
I interact with my guests as needed.
There is a major Metro stop with both buses and trains two long blocks away - North Hollywood Station.
Everything listed in my profile.
Interaction with Guests
I interact as needed, giving my guests plenty of freedom to enjoy their trip.
This neighborhood is wonderful because it's so eclectic - race, gender, families, industry, arts... It's a real taste of Los Angeles in this little corner of the great big city.
A major station of the MTA (LA's public transportation system) is two long blocks away.
Rules are meant to be broken, so go wild on any other rules but these, please... No smoking. Washer and dryer to be used one at a time - and never left on while gone. Do not leave candles burning unattended. There are other tenants on the property, so being polite and mindful is required - we are a quiet and respectful bunch. There is also a pool on the premise, but it belongs to the main house only. Sorry. Please leave the place as you found it (and put sheets/towels in washer) - unless you'd like to pay an additional cleaning fee to not have to worry about it. And otherwise - ENJOY! =^.^=
My friends and I had a really great time at Katherine's place. The apartment is lovely, comfortable and has everything in it to make ourselves feel at home. Everything was perfect and Katherine made sure that we had everything that we needed. The place is close to the highway which make it very easy to go to the different places in Los Angeles. I would definitely recommend it to my friends.
Katherine was very helpful and responsive from the initial booking and through our time at her place. We did not meet her in person but the instructions were great about where to find the key and all things to know about the apartment. The location was great for our purpose as we had tickets to the Warner Brothers Studio tour which was nearby. Overall we were a little disappointed with the North Hollywood area in general and it wasn't the most comfortable as we had 4 guests and 2 of us had to sleep on the air mattress. We did know that this was the situation when we booked but it really is much more comfortable with 2 guests versus 4.
Great place, clean, bright, quiet, exactly as represented. The bed was comfortable, there were ample towels and supplies, and lots of DVDs to watch on the enormous TV. The WiFi works like a charm. There is even a Karaoke system lurking next to the sofa!
I also really appreciated the convenient off-street parking as well. Katherine's property is a great value for the money, highly recommended for your next trip to this part of LA.
First time using airbnb. Nice location. Inflatable matress was very convenient because we had 4 people. Definitely would recommend this place for anyone doing sightseeing in this area with a small group of people.