Located within the urban Westside, West Los Angeles is flanked by Westwood to the north, Sawtelle to the west, Century City to the east, and Rancho Park to the south. Running along its borders are the Santa Monica Freeway and Santa Monica Boulevard. The municipal bus network of Santa Monica, which is called the Big Blue Bus, also provides public transit within the area.
Today, West Los Angeles offers a mixture of Single Family homes, condominium andapartment buildings. However, many of the single-story residences in the area are being replaced with taller apartment buildings.
Due to the central location of West Los Angeles, The community is much sought after.