Los Angeles is a bustling city where people flock to make their dreams come true. People often think beaches and Hollywood when they think of the City of Angels, but there’s so much more to explore. Whether you want to be near the water, situated near the high-end shopping of Beverly Hills or find a home with an urban vibe in Koreatown, there’s something for everyone.
Since each neighborhood has its own character and cultural experience, finding a place to live in Los Angeles can be overwhelming, especially for newcomers. But, we’ve made the process easy for you with this quick guide to the 25 most popular apartments in LA based on internet searches.
25. Da Vinci
Da Vinci is a great community located in downtown L.A. near Chinatown, Dodger Stadium, The Broad Museum and University of Southern California. The building offers studio, one-, two- and three-bedroom options, with 15 different floor plans and state-of-the-art amenities.
Rent is very reasonable compared to the rest of the city, especially considering all the amenities, including a fitness center, indoor basketball court, business center, theater, library, rooftop deck and pool, just to name a few. It’s also very close to the 101 and 110 highways, making it easy to get around the city.
Axis is located in Downtown L.A. right in the Fashion District and features one- and two-bedroom spaces. Residents enjoy a chic modern design with keyless entry and in-unit washer and dryer, as well as a rooftop deck for lounging and entertaining.
It’s close to Grand Central Market eateries, The Orpheum Theatre, plus great shopping, entertainment and restaurants within walking distances.
23. St. Andrews Manor
St. Andrews Manor is in the greater Wilshire area bordering Koreatown and mid-Wilshire. It’s also close to the quaint and trendy Larchmont Village area.
The historic building features studios and one-bedroom units that are great for young professionals or those new to the city. Residents enjoy a pet-friendly building with rooftop sun deck.
Public transportation is easily accessible and there are plenty of great places to eat and shop nearby.
22. The Mansfield at Miracle Mile
The Mansfield at Miracle Mile is a luxury apartment building packed with amenities, including a sparkling pool with cabana, hot tub and saunas, a top of the line fitness center, a clubroom with pool table, multiple BBQ and fire pits and decks with beautiful city views.
The building offers studio to three-bedroom apartments with oversized closets, washer/dryer in unit and stainless steel appliances. Close to Museum Row, the Grove and a plethora of shops and restaurants, residents can enjoy access to the best L.A. has to offer.
21. Fleur de Lis
Fleur de Lis is located in the heart of Hollywood, just a few blocks away from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, TLC Chinese Theatre, the Hollywood Bowl and other iconic landmarks.
Studio and one-bedroom options are available in this well-managed and pet-friendly 1930s Art Deco building that features newly renovated interiors, gated access, onsite laundry and easy access to the highway and public transportation.
333B is located in Echo Park near downtown LA. The building offers studio, one- and two-bedroom units with washer/dryers.
The building is pet-friendly and even boasts an on-site “Bark Park,” pet spa, holiday parties for pets, quarterly vet talks and pet sitting. Residents also enjoy a community room for entertaining, a rooftop spa with fire pits and BBQ, storage on-site and fitness center.
Echo Park Lake is nearby and there are plenty of restaurants and shops within walking distance.
19. Barrington Plaza
Barrington Plaza is a high-rise apartment building with modern features, located on the westside in Brentwood, one of L.A.’s poshest neighborhoods. Residents enjoy studios to two-bedroom apartments with great views.
Amenities also include a heated Olympic-size swimming pool and fitness center. The neighborhood is warm and friendly, with plenty of cafes, restaurants, boutiques, trails and parks.
18. The Pearl on Wilshire
The Pearl on Wilshire is a new and modern building in L.A.’s bustling Koreatown. There are studio, one- and two-bedroom units. Residents enjoy a relaxing pool and lounge area, a premium fitness center, club room for entertaining, rooftop deck with fireplace and first-rate services including dog-walking, dry cleaning and housekeeping.
The neighborhood is lively with an abundance of restaurants, retailers and clubs. So, residents can enjoy city life and come home to relax in peace.
17. Mid-Wilshire Apartments
Mid-Wilshire Apartments is an elegant 1920s building located in Koreatown. The building offers studio, one- and two-bedroom apartments.
Located in the midst of trendy restaurants, clubs and the famous Wiltern, this is a great and vibrant neighborhood for young professionals and those new to LA. It’s also close to downtown and is a block from the Wilshire/Vermont metro station, makes it easy to get around to various parts of the city.
16. The Fontenoy
The Fontenoy is a well-maintained, old Hollywood gem located in the heart of Hollywood. The new and renovated interiors boast stainless steel appliances, great views and a patio.
There’s also covered parking, an on-site laundry facility, gated and controlled access to the building, a swimming pool and on-site maintenance and management. The building is also pet-friendly.
There’s a wonderful courtyard and the building is walking distance to many great restaurants, Hollywood landmarks and public transportation.
15. The Sir Francis Drake
The Sir Francis Drake boasts a unique and beautiful Spanish design with an elegant viewing tower, which provides an incredible 360-degree view of the city. The apartment features studios to two-bedroom units and maintains its historical charm with a beautiful courtyard and rooftop terraces.
Located in Koreatown, the apartment building is located in a great neighborhood full of trendy restaurants. It’s close to the metro station with easy access to public transportation, making it easy to get to other major parts of L.A.
14. 8569 Burton Way Apartments
8569 Burton Way Apartments is located in Beverly Hills with easy access to nearby West Hollywood. Its studio to two-bedroom units feature air conditioning, dishwashers, balconies and fireplaces.
There’s also gated access and covered parking. Residents can walk to Rodeo Drive or the Grove and are close to Cedar Sinai, one of the best hospitals in the country. Rent is comparable to most others in the neighborhood.
13. Park La Brea
Park La Brea offers studio, one-, two-, three- and four-bedroom floor plans with updated units and great amenities. Residents enjoy a salt water pool, fitness center and business center in a great central location near Beverly Hills.
It’s walking distance from the Grove and Museum Row, so residents can enjoy trendy restaurants, great shopping and cultural experiences.
12. The Dubarry
The Dubarry was designed in 1929 and continues to maintain its old Hollywood charm. Located in Koreatown, this high rise offers great views of the city.
Residents can choose from studios and one-bedroom apartments that are ideal for young professionals and newcomers to LA. It’s also close to the metro station, making it easy to get to other major parts of the city.
11. Serrano Towers
Serrano Towers is located in Koreatown a couple blocks north of the Wiltern, one of LA’s most well-known music venues. Units boast large closets and new, renovated interiors among the building’s Art Deco design and old Hollywood charm.
The apartment building is pet-friendly with on-site management and maintenance and is close to public transportation, as well as plenty of great dining spots.
10. Palazzo West at the Grove
Palazzo West at the Grove is in a great walkable neighborhood with all the best dining and shopping LA has to offer. Situated across from the Grove and Original Farmers Market of Los Angeles near Beverly Hills, The Palazzo offers one-, two- and three-bedroom options in various floor plans.
Units are all modern and residents enjoy a pool area, fitness center, spa and lounge area. Rent is comparable to others in the area, but still on the high end compared to the rest of the city.
9. Circa LA
Circa LA is one of downtown L.A.’s envious and luxurious apartment buildings. Residents want for nothing here.
The community features one- to three-bedroom apartments, plus features a private rooftop pool, a park, spa, fitness center, indoor and outdoor lounge areas, entertaining areas, co-working space, a tech center, pet lounge and pet grooming area. Furnished and short-term apartments are also available.
Piccadilly brings you the charm of the Roaring 20s in one of L.A.’s trendiest neighborhoods. Located in Koreatown, the apartment is walking distance to many great restaurants, shopping and clubs.
The building boasts a grand lobby, two courtyards and a rooftop from which you can take in the magic of the city. The building and apartments are well-maintained and are conveniently located near the Wilshire/Vermont metro station, which means residents can easily access public transportation to get downtown or across town.
7. The Havenhurst
The Havenhurst was built in 1925 and maintains its old Hollywood charm with its captivating design detail. It’s conveniently located near many shops, restaurants and Hollywood landmarks sitting just a block north of Hollywood Boulevard.
The community is pet-friendly and offers an on-site laundry facility, on-site maintenance and management, a lovely courtyard and beautiful lobby. It’s also close to the 101 freeway and a metro station.
6. University Gateway
University Gateway is close to the University of Southern California (USC) and a great place to call home for university students, as each apartment is fully furnished and move-in ready.
The community offers areas for studying and relaxing, and residents can enjoy an outdoor courtyard, rooftop, fitness center and media center. There’s also on-site food options that include Yogurtland, Blaze Pizza and Soy Express.
5. The Langham Apartments
The Langham Apartments is located in Koreatown, one of LA’s trendiest neighborhoods. Once home to Hollywood royalty, it retains its classic grandeur. Enjoy great amenities, a rooftop pool, great city views and a fitness center.
The neighborhood is bustling with foodie hotspots and L.A. landmarks. Close to the Wilshire/Vermont metro station, it’s easy to get downtown or to the westside. With studios and one-bedrooms, short-term and furnished options, this apartment is great for newcomers to the city and young professionals.
4. LEVEL Furnished Living
LEVEL Furnished Living is in the heart of downtown Los Angeles and is the epitome of downtown luxury living. Residents enjoy a rooftop pool with cabanas and comfy lounge chairs, steam room and saunas, a state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor basketball court and a deck area for lounging and gatherings.
LEVEL Furnished Living also provides 24/7 customer service and once a week housekeeping. The building is also surrounded by great restaurants, shopping and a booming nightlife scene.
3. Gramercy Towers
Gramercy Towers brings you vintage Hollywood charm in this 1920s apartment building. It’s located in the Greater Wilshire neighborhood, adjacent to Hancock Park.
Close to Paramount Studios, Larchmont Village, Hollywood, downtown and Miracle Mile, this neighborhood is full of L.A. history and charm. The building is also pet-friendly.
2. The Barclay
The Barclay is in the heart of LA’s booming Koreatown. The building is a well-maintained 1920s Los Angeles gem packed with amenities.
Close to downtown and the Mid-Wilshire district, this location is blocks from one of L.A.’s classic music venues, The Wiltern, and surrounded by trendy restaurants that allow you to taste the world.
It’s also close to the Wilshire/Vermont metro station, making it easily accessible to all parts of Los Angeles.
1. The Vermont
The Vermont is a pet-friendly luxury apartment building in the middle of Koreatown. Residents enjoy a rooftop pool, fitness center, club room, lounge and walkable neighborhood. Furnished and short-term apartments are also available.
The neighborhood is close to nearby downtown and trendy restaurants, clubs and shops, so residents can easily enjoy an evening at L.A. Live or the Staples Center. It’s also directly across from the Wilshire/Vermont metro station, making it easy for residents to get around.
We looked at all organic entrances from April 2018 to April 2019 to rental property inventory listed on Apartment Guide to determine which properties with a Los Angeles mailing address are most searched by people on the internet. The information included in this article is used for illustrative purposes only. The data contained herein do not constitute financial advice, availability or a pricing guarantee for any apartment.