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Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles, California is the center of the nation’s film and television industry. Near its iconic Hollywood sign, studios such as Paramount Pictures, Universal and Warner Brothers offer behind-the-scenes tours. On Hollywood Boulevard, TCL Chinese Theatre displays celebrities’ hand- and footprints, the Walk of Fame honors thousands of luminaries and vendors sell maps to stars’ homes

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HOUSING

Housing Tips:

  • Check Local Facebook groups​​​​​​​

    • USC

    • UCLA

    • Loyola Marymount

  • Some bad experiences with: ZUMA Housing, Top Choice Housing. Neither are actually student housing​

  • Live as close as possible to work.

  • Avoid highways, traffic is awful.

  • Please avoid using Craigslist as it is not very reliable​​   

 

Recommended Neighborhoods:

  • Westchester

  • Brentwood

  • Sawtelle

  • Pasadena

  • Reseda

  • Sherman Oaks

  • Burbank

  • Glendale

  • Hermosa Beach

  • Manhattan Beach

  • Westwood 

 

PLACES TO FIND HOUSING ACCOMMODATIONS

 

TRANSPORTATION

Modes of Transportation

  • Driving

    • Car is recommended, depending on housing location

    • Expect high amounts of traffic, especially on highways

    • Live close to your work!

  • Public transportation​

    • Metro bus, not very widespread

    • Light Rail

  • Walk​

    • Some neighborhoods are walkable

  • Biking

    • Not bike friendly

Transportation Specific to Dallas/Fort Worth​​​

  • Metro Bus - website

    • 1-Way: $1.75

    • 1-Day Pass: $7

    • 7-Day Pass: $25

    • 30-Day Pass: $100

    • low-income, reduced prices available but most co-op students will not qualify 

  • Pay by reloadable TAP card or the app

  • App: TAP App

 

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Griffith Observatory

Venice Beach

Hollywood Wax Museum

 

MAP OF LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA

In this map you will find specific information about housing, entertainment, transportation, and ​landmarks around the city. This map has a lot more information once expanded so be sure to check it out in depth

 CONTACT & ALUMNI NETWORK

Contact

People to contact, who have lived in this city before

Alumni Network 

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