Studio City

Home to notable studios like CBS Studios, Radford Studio Center, and Hanna-Barbera Studios.
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Welcome to Studio City

The Heart of Filmmaking and Suburban Charm

Studio City, aptly named for its rich history in the film and television industry, is home to notable studios like CBS Studios, Radford Studio Center, and Hanna-Barbera Studios. These studios have produced iconic television shows such as "Seinfeld" and "Looney Tunes." The community itself features homes that have appeared in classics like "The Brady Bunch". Team Sorrentino listed and sold the home of "Boy Meets World”. The ongoing studio investments and expansions have not only created thousands of jobs but also spurred the growth of the greater Studio City area. "Studio City is the quintessential jewel of the valley," says Rodeo Realty Estates Director. "It offers a suburban vibe with city conveniences, amazing food, and shopping options, and it's just over the hill to Beverly Hills and the city."

Unique Homes and Architectural Diversity

Studio City is characterized by single-family homes lining both hillside avenues and suburban streets, surrounded by lush tropical landscapes and garden patios. The homes often feature open floor plans with floor-to-ceiling glass panels, enhancing natural light and connectivity to outdoor spaces. Spanish and Mediterranean architectural influences are prominent, with tile roofs and villa layouts. Early 1900s cottages and Spanish ranch-style homes around 2,000 square feet typically list between $2 and $3 million. While contemporary, New Traditional, and Tuscan-influenced properties over 4,000 square feet can fetch up to $20 million.

Shopping and Dining on Ventura Boulevard

Ventura Boulevard is the bustling main street of Studio City, filled with quaint cafes, grocery stores, and popular dining and shopping spots. Start your day with a house brew at Philz Coffee and head to Trader Joe’s or the local farmers market at Ventura Place for groceries. Discover unique homeware and lifestyle items at Hide & Seek Vintage Home Boutique. Enjoy a healthy brunch at SunCafe Organic Vegan Restaurant or savor New American cuisine at Firefly, complete with a rustic bar and library foyer. Area big-box retailers include HomeGoods and Michaels, and the nearby Westfield Fashion Square offers over 100 stores and restaurants.

Education in Studio City

Young learners can attend Rio Vista Elementary, which is rated A-minus by Niche and features the Academic English Mastery Program (AEMP) and the School for Advanced Studies (SAS). Walter Reed Middle School scores a B-plus, and North Hollywood High School boasts an A-plus rating, offering Biological Sciences, Highly Gifted, and STEM magnet programs, as well as SAS and the Home Engineering Academy.

Outdoor Recreation and Parks

Studio City offers numerous opportunities for outdoor activities in its forested canyons and hillsides. Wilacre Park, spanning 128 acres, provides access to the Betty B. Dearing and Cross Mountain Park trail systems, offering shaded pathways and scenic valley views. Fryman Canyon Park, accessible via the Dearing Trail, offers city vistas. The 12-mile-long Mulholland Drive includes stops like the Universal City Overlook for panoramic views of the San Fernando Valley. Families can enjoy playgrounds and baseball games at North Weddington Park. Nearby Griffith Park offers over 4,000 acres of recreational space, including the Griffith Observatory, the Los Angeles Zoo, and the Los Angeles Equestrian Center.

Community Events and Attractions

Studio City hosts the annual Studio City Film Festival, showcasing thought-provoking films across various genres, reflecting the neighborhood's cultural character. Other notable film festivals in Los Angeles include the Academy Awards, Pan African Film Festival, and Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Family-friendly outings might include a day at Universal Studios Hollywood or late-night bowling at Pinz Bowling.

Transportation and Accessibility

Studio City is conveniently located about 6 miles from Hollywood, 11 miles from Downtown Los Angeles, and 29 miles from Los Angeles International Airport via U.S. Route 101. Culver City is 11 miles away via La Cienega Boulevard or Interstate 405. Public transit options include bus and rail services provided by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LACMTA), or Metro for short. Sherman Oaks Hospital is approximately 6 miles west of the neighborhood.

Around Studio City, CA

There's plenty to do around Studio City, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Pete's Sweets, Pol' Atteu Couture, and Dohyun International Hapkido.

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Dining 2.64 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 4.95 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.02 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.84 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.25 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.51 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Studio City, CA

Studio City has 18,627 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Studio City do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 40,924 people call Studio City home. The population density is 10,564.84 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Studio City. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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