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Hancock Park Neighborhood of LA City

Information about the Hancock Park neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles Hancock Park is a wealthy enclave in Central LA that was build around a private golf course. The area is also known for its large Orthodox Jewish population. The neighborhood was first subdivided and developed in the 1920's by George Allan Hancock, who inherited the former Rancho La Brea property from his father.

Facts About Hancock Park
STATUS: Neighborhood of the City of Los Angeles
POPULATION: Greater than 9,000
SIZE: About 1.5 square miles
POPULATION DENSITY: More than 6,000 people per square mile
CITY: Los Angeles City
COUNTY: Los Angeles County
COUNTY REGION: Central Los Angeles Region
LOCATION: Entire Central Area Los Angeles County

Boundaries of Hancock Park
NORTH BOUNDARY: Melrose Avenue
SOUTH BOUNDARY: Wilshire Boulevard
EAST: Arden Boulevard
WEST BOUNDARY: La Brea Avenue

Attractions in Hancock Park
- Wilshire Golf and Country Club
- El Royale Apartments Historic Cultural Monument

Hancock Park Historic Overlay Zone
Hancock Park has been designated a historic overlay zone by the City of Los Angeles because of its high number of historic homes built in the 1920's.

Hancock Park Homeowners Association
Established in 1948

Windsor Square Hancock Park Historical Society

Schools in Hancock Park
Yavneh Hebrew Academy
JEWISH PRIVATE SCHOOLS:
Yeshiva Rav Isacsohn-Torath Emeth Elementary School
Bnos Esther Private High School
Samuel A. Fryer Yavneh Private Hebrew School
OTHER PRIVATE SCHOOLS
Marlborough Private High School
PUBLIC SCHOOLS:
Third Street Elementary School (LAUSD)
John Burroughs Middle School (LAUSD)

Wikipedia "Hancock Park Los Angeles" Article

LA Times "Hancock Park Neighborhood" Profile

Communities Near Hancock Park
- Fairfax
- Hollywood
- Larchmont
- Mid-Wilshire
- Windsor Square


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