The Neighborhood Of Hollywood
Hollywood is a district in Los Angeles, situated Northwest of Downtown Los Angeles and East of Beverly Hills.
On February 16, 2005, California Assembly Members Jackie Goldberg and Paul Koretz introduced a bill to require California to keep specific records on Hollywood as if it were independent, although it is not the typical practice of the City of Los Angeles to establish specific boundaries for districts or neighborhoods. For this to be done, the boundaries were defined. The bill was unanimously supported by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce and the Los Angeles City Council. Assembly Bill 588 was approved by the Governor of California on August 28, 2006, and now the district of Hollywood has official borders. The border can be loosely described as the area East of West Hollywood, up to Cahuenga Boulevard, South of Barham Boulevard and North of Melrose Avenue. Continued...