Westwood offers 3.68 square miles of premier real estate and commercial districts. On the outskirts of Westwood are other affluent communities such as Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Brentwood and Century City.
The defining architectural style in the area ranges from American Colonial Revival to Spanish Colonial Revival, Mediterranean Revival, Art Deco, Modern, French, and Classical Revival. These stunning styles can be seen more prominently on the luxurious houses in the Holmby Hills, which is one of the three affluent neighborhoods in the Platinum Triangle.
Aside from charming homes and exquisite mansions, Westwood also boasts ofwell-known destinations such as the world-renowned University of California, Los Angeles, the Hammer Museum and the Geffen Playhouse. Westwood Village, which is just a few minutes away from the university, features an eclectic array of retail stores, boutiques and restaurants.
Westwood Recreation Center is another family-friendly destination within the neighborhood. The center allows families to make use of picnic areas, barbecue pits, baseball diamond, outdoor basketball courts, racquetball courts, community room, indoor gymnasium, and playground.