Whitley Heights (Los Angeles, CA)
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Broker, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Elizabeth Anne Weintraub, Broker)
When I asked Endre Barath, Jr. if he had any restaurant suggestions in Hollywood, he gave me two tourist places to go, one of which was Yamashiro. I was actually searching for fine dining, creative presentations, wine pairings, tasting menus, cutting edge approaches. But Endre said Yamashiro was good for the views. I thought, sure, brunch. He was absolutely correct about that. Spectacular views. The Alaskan king crab legs were tasty, but they were a bit thin. The chilled jumbo shrimp on ice was fantastic but it's hard to screw up shrimp. Desserts were unimaginable and bleh. The restaurant was more interesting than the food. Although they were preparing for a big celebration of sorts. Not a wedding, it was more of a cannabis convention, according to the signs. You can see a bunch more ph...
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By Ana Connell, Burbank Real Estate Agent
(G & C Properties)
The beautiful community of Whitley Heights is located in the hills above the Hollywood bowl and in its hey day was home to such stars as Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin and Bette Davis.  The charm of this Hollywood real estate neighborhood lies in the curving streets, Italian architecture and sweeping views, especially of the Hollywood Sign.  On some properties the views stretch to Century City and beyond.  The community originated in 1918 and has the distinction of National Historic District and is a historic preservation overlay zone (HPOZ).  Walking distance from the Hollywood Bowl, Hollywood Boulevard and the Kodak Theater, it boasts plentiful shopping and hip restaurants.  The community of residents are a very active group that, through its voluntary homeowners association, Whi...
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