Cruise on Ventura Blvd. and see designer boutique shopping sprinkled between major chain stores, breeze by Starbucks and four-star sushi dives, glimpse multi-million dollar homes in Studio City’s hills to your side, keep driving southeast until Ventura Blvd. morphs into Cahuenga Blvd., and land in Hollywood’s heart and hustle, and understand Studio City:
Hollywood’s casual glam softened by suburban convenience.
Studio City’s Location in the Los Angeles
Studio City is just north of Hollywood, and south of Van Nuys. To Studio City’s west is Sherman Oaks and the rest of the western San Fernando Valley, and to Studio City’s east is Burbank and Glendale.
Studio City’s Weather
On average, Studio City reaches highs of 89°F (July-August) and chills lowest at about 42°F (December-January).
Studio City keeps connected to Los Angeles’s major freeways – the San Diego 405, the Santa Monica 10, the Ventura 134, the Pasadena 110 – via the Hollywood 101, which runs north/south through Studio City. Ventura Blvd. runs alongside the 101, and, going south, turns into Cahuenga Blvd., which drops you off in Hollywood. From Ventura Blvd., you can take Laurel Canyon Blvd. or Coldwater Canyon Ave. through the Hollywood hills and canyons into Hollywood and Beverly Hills, respectively.
Studio City is served by the Los Angeles Unified School District, specifically schools such as Carpenter Avenue Elementary School, Walter Reed Middle School, and North Hollywood High School. Studio City is also home to a private junior high and high school for gifted students with learning disabilities, the Bridges Academy.