A popular destination for celebrities, growing families, and young professionals, Studio City truly has it all! This San Fernando Valley area is conveniently located near parks and hiking trails, great shopping and dining along Ventura Boulevard, and terrific schools both public and private. Residents can quickly reach areas like Burbank and Hollywood without having to navigate the freeway, making Studio City the perfect place to call home for people who work in the entertainment industry and commute to many of the Valley’s television studios and office buildings.
Studio City offers plenty of idyllic and tree-lined residential streets, perfect for your family. Look for classic, single-level California Ranch homes on expansive lots, mid-century architecture, post-WWII buildings, and modern farmhouses perfect for today’s families. Visit the Laurelwood Apartments and the Goodwin House, both works by Rudolph Schindler, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright. Check out the mid-century apartments of Valley Vista west of Radford Avenue. Head into the hillside for fabulous luxury real estate. No matter where you live, life here may just feel like you’re starring in your very own hit TV show.
Families flock to Studio City for a comfortable lifestyle with ample outdoor recreation activities and opportunities for meeting up with neighbors. Whether it’s dropping the kids at one of Studio City’s stellar schools in the morning before yoga class with friends, or a stroll in the evening through the Fryman Canyon, life feels easy and relaxed in Studio City.
Of course, with the number of celebrities who live in Studio City, some of these neighbors you’re hanging out with maybe the stars you watch on screen. They’re here for the same reasons you are – the chic boutiques, great eateries, and incredible amenities that make Studio City so appealing.
Studio City residents love their casual yet upscale dining, entertainment, and shopping opportunities. The CBS Studios Center area boasts several great dining options, including the farmers market, delis on Fairfax, and international cuisine. You’ll also love browsing the shops, restaurants, and cafes along picturesque and trendy Tujunga Avenue.
Famed Ventura Boulevard is just a short drive or walk away, offering plenty of incredible restaurants and things to do! Enjoy a delicious dinner at Firefly, where you’ll be wowed by the a la carte and prix-fixe menus. Start with a delicata squash salad with pepitas, saba, mint, black lime yogurt, and pomegranate before tucking into a pork porterhouse or diver scallops.
If you love sushi, you’re going to be head over heels for Studio City. From the Michelin-starred Asanebo to any of the top sushi spots on Ventura Boulevard including the beloved Katsu-Ya, you’ll be craving nigiri every night of the week.
You can also meet up with friends along Ventura Boulevard for happy hour. Stop for frites and escargot at Petit Trois, a Parisian-style cafe. Dig into fish tacos and fried-chicken sliders at Laurel Tavern, a casual gastropub that also claims to serve the best burgers in the Valley.
Stick around into the evening, whether you prefer a casual wine bar or a pulsating dance club – stay late because, after all, you live nearby!
One of the major perks of living in Studio City? Universal Studios Hollywood is right in your backyard! Come on over to ride some thrill rides or enjoy a bite to eat at CityWalk, the shopping plaza located just outside the park. Universal offers fun events throughout the year, from New Year’s Eve celebrations to the famous Halloween Horror Nights experience in the fall.
There are also plenty of ways to get some outdoor recreation in the Studio City area. The popular Studio City Recreation Center is close by, a great place for a workout, a barbecue, or for kids to enjoy the playground. You can also hike at Coldwater Canyon Park, with its mesmerizing views everywhere you turn or take a walk on the North Valleyheart Riverwalk. Go bowling at Pinz, an alley that has had its star moment on shows like Modern Family and Storage Wars. Pop into Decor Art Galleries for old Hollywood art and historic photos.
Studio City is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
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