Neighbored by perennially trendy Los Feliz and Silver Lake, Atwater Village has a hip vibe all its own. Flat, compact, and easy to navigate, Atwater Village is popular with all types from young families, to hipsters, to families who have raised generations in the area.
Real Estate: Atwater Village has a wide variety of real estate for sale from bungalows and other single-family residences to apartments and condos. This area began to grow in the early 1920s and many of the original homes are still in place. Atwater is especially known for its bungalows The “fantasy bungalows” along Brunswick are famed for their whimsical style with turrets and flourishes reflecting the trends of the 1920s.
Community Life: Cool shops, great food, and the revitalized L.A. River define this area. The bike path along the river is a good place for a ride or stroll and as the L.A. River restoration plan continues to grow this area is increasingly becoming more appealing. Daily life here is about the simple pleasures, heading to a yoga or Pilates class, checking out local art at a nearby gallery, and enjoying a great sandwich at one of many local spots. The Atwater Village Farmers’ Market is held every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2p.m.
Education: Atwater Village served by the Los Angeles Unified School District. Local public schools include Atwater Elementary and Glenfeliz Boulevard Elementary. Local private schools include Holy Trinity School.
Transportation: This area is easily accessed by the 2 and 5 Freeways. Major thoroughfares include San Fernando Road, Los Feliz Boulevard, and Glendale Boulevard. The area is served by multiple Metro bus lines.
Local Attractions: The Tam O’Shanter is one of the oldest restaurants in Los Angeles and was a favorite spot for Walt Disney when his studio was based in nearby Silver Lake. Franciscan Pottery, a manufacturer of dinnerware was located here but was replaced by a mall complex that includes Costco and Best Buy.