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Westwood Village

Los Angeles, CA
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Westwood Village, Los Angeles California

Description

Westwood Village is a beautiful area of shops and cafes that extends out from the UCLA campus. The architecture is very appealing, and there is a hip atmosphere because of all the students walking around. It is very fun to come to Westwood Village! The main streets with the best feel are Westwood Blvd and Broxton Ave. The trees on these streets are lit up at night all year round, making for a magical atmosphere.
There are plenty of coffee shops to choose from, including Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf, Le Pain Quotidien, and Pete's Coffee. Fast counter-service cafes make this an easy place to eat with kids. Cava is a great choice- similar to Chipotle but with pita bread rather than tortillas (or you can have salad as a base), and yummier flavors overall.
While you're here, walk into the Hammer Museum, which has free admission. The galleries are on the third floor and contain mostly temporary modern art exhibits. The real gem though is the gallery with the permanent collection of mostly late 19th century European art, including a painting by Van Gogh.
Walk fifteen minutes north on Westwood Blvd past all the medical buildings and you will come finally to the UCLA campus. First you will see Bruin Walk with its bear sculpture and the UCLA bookstore. Continue walking north to a large field and then walk up the huge stairs on the right and you will come to the magical quad called Dickson Court where the most fantastic UCLA buildings are located. On a warm spring evening, it feels like you're in Europe!

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The Hammer Museum.
The Hammer Museum.
Victoria Secret store.
Victoria Secret store.
Corner Bakery Cafe.
Corner Bakery Cafe.
Sur la Table, store with kitchen goods.
Sur la Table, store with kitchen goods.
Walking down Westwood Blvd.
Walking down Westwood Blvd.
Inside Corner Bakery Cafe, with its big windows and attractive decor.
Inside Corner Bakery Cafe, with its big windows and attractive decor.
Lit-up art on the wall.
Lit-up art on the wall.
Urban Outfitters looks pretty in the evening.
Urban Outfitters looks pretty in the evening.
The Westwood Building has a grand entry door.
The Westwood Building has a grand entry door.
Palm trees, lampposts, and sculpture where Westwood Blvd and Broxton Ave come together.
Palm trees, lampposts, and sculpture where Westwood Blvd and Broxton Ave come together.
Rocket Fizz candy store.
Rocket Fizz candy store.
The lovely lights in the trees, on Broxton Ave.
The lovely lights in the trees, on Broxton Ave.
Colorful bench and lantern on Broxton Ave.
Colorful bench and lantern on Broxton Ave.
The Fox movie theater looks magical at night.
The Fox movie theater looks magical at night.
Broxton Ave, with the Fox movie theater in the distance.
Broxton Ave, with the Fox movie theater in the distance.
The Fox movie theater dominates the sky on Broxton Ave.
The Fox movie theater dominates the sky on Broxton Ave.
Barney's Beanery, where you can sit outside and enjoy the evening.
Barney's Beanery, where you can sit outside and enjoy the evening.
Ami Sushi with its pretty lights and plants.
Ami Sushi with its pretty lights and plants.
It's magical all year round on Broxton Ave.
It's magical all year round on Broxton Ave.
Pete's Coffee, on Lindbrook Dr and Westwood Blvd.
Pete's Coffee, on Lindbrook Dr and Westwood Blvd.
An eatery next to Pete's Coffee, on Westwood Blvd, near Lindbrook Dr.
An eatery next to Pete's Coffee, on Westwood Blvd, near Lindbrook Dr.
The cute architecture of Peet's Coffee, on Westwood Blvd and Lindbrook Dr.
The cute architecture of Peet's Coffee, on Westwood Blvd and Lindbrook Dr.
   

Directions

Westwood Village is located south of the UCLA campus. Two blocks of medical buildings separate Westwood Village from the campus.
To find this area, use this address: 1041 Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90024. You can park in the metered parking along the road.
Or you can park in the parking structure at 1036 Broxton Ave.

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Last Updated Sat, 29 Apr 2017 03:44:27 GMT