Hancock Park

Peaceful neighborhood with upscale, vintage charm.

Welcome to Hancock Park

Located near the bustling Larchmont Village and Windsor Square, this suburban neighborhood has sweeping tree-lined rows of striking historic homes. Its central location gives residents access to all the amenities of the city while maintaining the feel of a small town. Expansive green lawns and houses set back from the street lend a bucolic ambiance to the neighborhood.

Hancock Park was purchased in 1863 by Major Henry Hancock. Then, in 1920, Hancock’s son developed it into a residential area. Modern for its time, power lines were buried to maintain the neighborhood’s aesthetic appeal. The two-story homes were designed by famed architects Frank Lloyd Wright and Wallace Neff. The architectural refinement remains today, as the area is designated as a Historic Preservation Overlay Zone. When it comes to Hancock Park, Los Angeles' real estate options, one can still see the 1920 Craftsman, Colonial Revival, and Spanish-style houses gracing Hancock Park today.  

In the Golden Age of Hollywood, Hancock Park was home to an assortment of celebrities and industry moguls. Those wealthy and famous residents enjoyed the community’s central location mixed with its quietude and relaxed feel. Today’s residents still savor the friendly, demure atmosphere of Hancock Park.

What to Love

  • Stunning 1920s and 30s homes

  • Centrally located close to Hollywood

  • The peaceful, easy aura

  • Gorgeous rolling green lawns


Local Lifestyle - Living in Hancock Park

Hancock Park is one of the most welcoming neighborhoods in the Los Angeles area. Its proximity to excellent public and private schools is just one of its many benefits. Locals can be seen walking their dogs, strolling, or biking throughout the neighborhood, and their interactions illustrate the amicable and pleasant atmosphere of the area. There is a small-town feel to this close-knit community, drawing people from all over the country.

The walkability factor here is high. With all of the quaint cafés, ice cream shops, delis, and gyms nearby, residents do not have to leave the neighborhood. However, with a bustling downtown area in proximity, urban amenities are close at hand. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Hancock Park

Hancock Park’s location affords residents the opportunity to access city amenities. Many locals favor Providence, where the essence of Chef Michael Cimarusti's California cooking is authenticity and distinctiveness, influenced by flavors from Asia and the Mediterranean. 

Another excellent dining choice is Kali, where Chef Kevin Meehan’s culinary knowledge and experience are as impressive as the locale’s wine selection and craft beers. In the main room, café au lait hues and leather banquettes mix with wood tables for a relaxing look. The cuisine is 100% organic and sustainable, and the service is fine-dining-inspired.

Elegant boutiques are accessible to locals for a day of luxury shopping. Honor The Gift Store provides clothing and accessories that tell a story, with quality and design at the forefront of its fashion. Mameg, located behind Maison Martin Margiela on Little Santa Monica Boulevard in Beverly Hills, provides a unique selection of designer fashions, jewelry, and accessories.

Things to Do in Hancock Park

There are a number of restaurants, shops, and other businesses located in Larchmont Village, a popular destination with locals. Within the pedestrian-friendly village is Chevalier’s Books, where one can peruse a great selection of books, purchase gifts, or attend a book signing or poetry reading. 

There are open spaces and landscaped areas in Hancock Park that can be used for walking, picnicking, and other recreational activities. It extends across a large city block just east of Fairfax Avenue, encircling two museums. The Wilshire Country Club is a private club open only to members and their guests. With an excellent course and private social events, this golf club is one the finest in the area.

The Barnsdall Art Park is situated on Olive Hill, overlooking the city of Los Angeles. The company was founded in the early 1900s when Barnsdall arrived in the West with plans to create a theatre company. Hollyhock Park and its Frank Lloyd Wright-designed structures were donated by Aline Barnsdall in 1927 to the City of Los Angeles to provide an arts center for all residents. It was Barnsdall's intention to keep the arts center active for the community. 


Hancock Park is home to a number of prestigious public and private schools. Some excellent educational opportunities are:

Similar Neighborhoods

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Beverly Center

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Overview for Hancock Park, CA

9,616 people live in Hancock Park, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $108,967. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Hancock Park, CA

Hancock Park has 4,406 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hancock Park do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 9,616 people call Hancock Park home. The population density is 11,452.417 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Schools in Hancock Park, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Hancock Park. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Yeshiva Rav Isacsohn / Torath Em
PreK - 8th
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Third Street Elementary
K - 5th
Christ The King School
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